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

Where: Morocco (31.3° N, 3.8° W: paleocoordinates 51.0° S, 25.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Emsian (402.5 - 391.9 Ma)

• serotinus conodont zone

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and marl

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

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 38780: 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
Sellanarcestes tenuior Walliser 1965 ammonite
Sellanarcestes wenkenbachi Kayser 1884 ammonite
Sellanarcestes ebbighauseni Klug 2002 ammonite