Tarfaya (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (27.7° N, 13.1° W: paleocoordinates 18.4° N, 13.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 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 185610: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 03.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
? Costagyra olisiponensis Sharpe 1850 oyster
Rhynchostreon suborbiculatum Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Flemingostreidae
Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 oyster