Emsian at Hassi Tachbit, 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 38783: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 03.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Monograph covers ammonoids only.
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
Achguigites tafilaltensis n. gen. n. sp. Klug 2002 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Latanarcestidae
Latanarcestes cf. noeggerathi von Buch 1832 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae
Paranarcestes ? pictus Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Anarcestes latissimus Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Anarcestes plebeius Barrande 1865 ammonite
Anarcestes simulans Barrande 1865 ammonite
Sellanarcestes neglectus Barrande 1865 ammonite
Sellanarcestes tenuior Walliser 1965 ammonite
Sellanarcestes wenkenbachi Kayser 1884 ammonite
Sellanarcestes ebbighauseni Klug 2002 ammonite
Sellanarcestes crassior Walliser 1965 ammonite
Sellanarcestes solus Barrande 1865 ammonite