Bou Auglf (Ordovician of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (30.5° N, 5.9° W: paleocoordinates 74.1° S, 108.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Fezouata Formation), Tremadocian (485.4 - 477.7 Ma)

• lower part of formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified, sandy, calcareous limestone and lithified, gray, green shale

• setting based on other descriptions of the Lower Fezouata
• lithology based on other descriptions of the Lower Fezouata

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: R. A. Fortey. 2011. The first known complete lichakephalid trilobite, Lower Ordovician of Morocco. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 42:1-7 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188932: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 21.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lichida - Lichakephalidae
Lichakephalus stubbsi n. sp. Fortey 2011 trilobite