Tarfaya (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (27.7° N, 13.1° W: paleocoordinates 17.7° N, 12.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. V. Dhondt, N. Malchus, L. Boumaza and E. Jaillaerd. 1999. Cretaceous oysters from North Africa : origin and distribution. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 170(1):67-76 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185609: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 03.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
"Ceratostreon flabellatum" = Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 oyster
Rhynchostreon mermeti Coquand 1862 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Oscillopha syphax, "Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
"Gyrostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster