Jebel El Hajer El Jir (lower part of unit) (Cretaceous to of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (34.0° N, 5.4° W: paleocoordinates 22.4° N, 4.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wadi Daya Formation, Early/Lower Turonian to Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• From the lower portion of the unit (Neoptychites cephalotus less than 2 m from

•the base of the unit)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Meknes, Morocco

Primary reference: M. Benzaggagh, M. Oumhamed, B. Ferré and J. L. Latil. 2017. Turonian cephalopods (ammonoids and a nautiloid) from the Wadi Daya Formation of the Talerzha Basin (South Riffian Ridges Domain, northern Morocco). Cretaceous Research 74:109-119 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184449: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae
Pachydesmoceras linderi de Grossouvre 1894 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae
Neoptychites cephalotus Courtiller 1860 ammonite