Gour Iduka type sect., Aouinet Ouenine II Fmn. (Devonian of Libya)

Where: Libya (27.0° N, 10.0° E: paleocoordinates 50.9° S, 32.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aouinet Ouenine II Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• low diversity; articulation of shells; weak fragmentation; interpreted as quiet, BA 2
• "sequence of quartzose sandstones and sands"

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 35634: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 01.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae