Where: Libya (28.1° N, 13.0° E: paleocoordinates 36.3° S, 15.8° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Marar Formation, Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)
• Formation said to be upper Tournaisian, although there seems to be some uncertainty here. Samples from middle of formation.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; silty shale and 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 35626: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 31.12.2003
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