Emsian at Achguig West, N. Tafilalt (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.3° N, 3.9° W: paleocoordinates 52.6° S, 27.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• pre-patulus conodont zone

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and marl

• nodular limestones, limestone nodules in marl, and bedded limestones

Primary reference: C. Klug. 2002. Quantitative stratigraphy and taxonomy of late Emsian and Eifelian ammonoids of the eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 238:1-109 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38777: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 03.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Monograph covers ammonoids only.
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
Achguigites tafilaltensis n. gen. n. sp. Klug 2002 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae
Anarcestes latissimus Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Anarcestes plebeius Barrande 1865 ammonite
Anarcestes cf. plebeius Barrande 1865 ammonite
Sellanarcestes sp. Schindewolf 1933 ammonite
Sellanarcestes tenuior Walliser 1965 ammonite
Sellanarcestes wenkenbachi Kayser 1884 ammonite