Where: Libya (27.0° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 58.9° S, 46.5° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Ouan Kasa Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)
• Formation spans much of Lower Devonian. Samples interpreted as Emsian on basis of Styliolina uralica in a close level (sample UB331).
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale
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 35632: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 01.01.2004
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