Where: Libya (28.1° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 53.2° S, 41.9° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Aouinet Ouenine I Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)
• Formation said to be "Eifelian s. l.", and overlying A.O. II is "Givetian s.l. and basal Frasnian". Sample 185 is about 2/3 of the way from bottom of formation (see section, Figure 4).
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone
Collection methods: Focus of monograph is brachiopods and bivalves, but other elements are sometimes mentioned in passing.
Primary reference: M. Mergl and D. Massa. 1992. Devonian and Lower Carboniferous brachiopods and bivalves from western Libya. Biostratigraphie du Paleozoique 12:1-115 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35609: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 31.12.2003
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