Locality XI, level 2 (Argana Basin) (Triassic to of Morocco)

Also known as Imi N'Tanoute, Imin tanoute, Imin Tanout, Imi n'Tanout, Gisement XI

Where: Marrakech, Morocco (31.2° N, 8.9° W: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 10.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• This is the middle of 3 levels in deposit XI (J.-M. Dutuit, Mem. Mus nat. Hist. nat., 36C, 1976, 253 p.)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and red, silty claystone

• Layer XI is presented in the form of a succession of three fossiliferous levels separated one from the other by a thickness of rock varying from 1 to 3 m. Area of fast spreading at the edge of a river or marsh. (translation: RLW)
• "sandstones and red silty claystones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: See J.-M. Dutuit, Mem. Mus nat. Hist. nat., 36C, 1976, 253 p. may give more information on the geology.

Primary reference: J.-M. Dutuit. 1980. Principaux caracteres d'un genre de Dicynodonte du Trias marocain. [Principal characteristics of a dicynodont genus from the Moroccan Triassic]. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie D: Sciences Naturelles 290(10):655-658 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34678: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 15.09.2003, edited by Matthew Carrano

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Taxonomic list

• The dicynodont is named Moghreberia N'Machouensis, but no specimen number is designated, therefore this is probably a nomen nudum.
Pseudosuchia indet.
"Reptiles pseudosuchien"
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Metoposauridae indet. Watson 1919 tetrapod
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet.1 theropod
"Reptiles pseudosuchien"
 Therapsida - Stahleckeriidae
"Moghreberia nmachouensis n. gen. n. sp." = Moghreberia nmachouensis2, "Azarifeneria robustus n. sp." = Moghreberia nmachouensis3
"Moghreberia nmachouensis n. gen. n. sp." = Moghreberia nmachouensis2 Dutuit 1980 dicynodont
"Azarifeneria robustus n. sp." = Moghreberia nmachouensis3 Dutuit 1980 dicynodont