Dor el Goussa, samples NC6 & PB292 (Devonian to of Libya)

Also known as Dur-al-Qussah

Where: Libya (27.0° N, 16.0° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° S, 29.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Frasnian to Frasnian (382.7 - 358.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; burrowed sandstone

• Interpreted as BA 1, lagoonal to swamp.
• "sandstones" Spirophyton and Skolithos mentioned.

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 35631: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 01.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Pseudolingulidae