Where: Libya (27.5° N, 13.5° E: paleocoordinates 49.3° S, 35.5° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Idri Formation, Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)
• Age range of formation is Givetian to early Frasnian. This assemblage is thought to be early Frasnian.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained, medium sandstone
Collection methods: Emphasis of monograph is brachiopods and bivalves. Other elements sometimes mentioned as well.
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 35629: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 01.01.2004
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