Kerrando Gourrama area, Bed 40 (Jurassic of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.2° N, 4.3° W: paleocoordinates 27.1° N, 0.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Agoudim Formation, Discites (171.6 - 167.7 Ma)

• Lower member of the Agoudim Fm; Hypertioceras discites zone 'A'

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray marl and limestone

• epaisse serie de marnes grises, entrecoupee par de petit bancs calcaires dont le pendage varie de 30 a 40 vers le Nord

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimen could be same as in Sadki D. and Almeras Y., 1992 - Le Brachiopods aaleno-bajociens de la region Rich (Haut-Atlas central, Maroc): implications biostratigraphiques et paleoecologiques. Cahiers Inst. Catho. Lyon, ser. Sci., 5: 93-105

Primary reference: D. Sadki. 1994. Proposition de la region de Rich (Haut-Atlas central marocain) comme stratotype auxiliaire submediterranen pour la limite Aalenien Bajocien. Geobios 17:431-440 [M. Aberhan/T. Schossleitner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141231: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Thomas Schossleitner on 21.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae
 Rhynchonellida - Acanthothirididae
Bivalvia
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Palaeonucula hammeri Defrance 1825 nut clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Graphoceratidae
"Hyperlioceras (Toxolioceras) sp." = Hyperlioceras
"Hyperlioceras (Toxolioceras) sp." = Hyperlioceras ammonite
 Ammonitida - Sonniniidae
Asthenoceras sp., "Fontannesia despecta" = Fontannesia, "Nannoceras sp." = Fontannesia, "Euhoploceras sp." = Sonninia (Euhoploceras), "Euhoploceras dominans" = Sonninia (Euhoploceras)
"Fontannesia despecta" = Fontannesia ammonite
"Nannoceras sp." = Fontannesia ammonite
"Euhoploceras sp." = Sonninia (Euhoploceras) ammonite
"Euhoploceras dominans" = Sonninia (Euhoploceras) ammonite
 Ammonitida - Hammatoceratidae
"Rhodaniceras prosphues" = Eudmetoceras, Haplopleuroceras sp.
"Rhodaniceras prosphues" = Eudmetoceras ammonite
 Ammonitida - Strigoceratidae
Praestrigites sp. Buckman 1924 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Haploceratidae
 Ammonitida - Otoitidae
"Trilobiticeras sp." = Docidoceras (Trilobiticeras)
"Trilobiticeras sp." = Docidoceras (Trilobiticeras) ammonite