Eifelian at Jebel Ouaoufilal West, S. Tafilalt (Devonian of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (31.0° N, 4.1° W: paleocoordinates 48.0° S, 20.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• partitus through ensensis conodont zones

Environment/lithology: marine; oncoidal limestone and marl

• "The presence of cyanobacterial crusts, and onkoids in the middle and late Eifelian rocks indicate a position in relatively shallow water."
• Lithologies include nodular limestones, bedded limestones, limestone nodules in marl, and 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 38797: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 04.05.2004, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

• Monograph covers ammonoids only; conodonts also listed for this section.
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
Fidelites verna Barrande 1865 ammonite
Fidelites occultus Barrande 1865 ammonite
Fidelites clariondi Petter 1959 ammonite
Fidelites fidelis Barrande 1865 ammonite
"Agoniatites vanuxemi" = Agoniatites expansus Vanuxem 1842 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Pinacitidae
Foordites cf. veniens Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Pinacites jugleri Roemer 1843 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
Crispoceras tureki Klug 2002 ammonite
Cabrieroceras housei n. sp. Klug 2002 ammonite
Cabrieroceras crispiforme Kayser 1879 ammonite
Diallagites lenticulifer Klug 2002 ammonite
Diallagites simone Klug 2002 ammonite
Diallagites globosus Klug 2002 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Sobolewiidae
Subanarcestes coronatus Klug 2002 ammonite
Subanarcestes macrocephalus Schindewolf 1933 ammonite
Subanarcestes marhoumensis Göddertz 1987 ammonite
Subanarcestes sphaeroides n. sp. Klug 2002 ammonite
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus amabilis Bultynck and Hollard 1980 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontidae
 Ozarkodinida -
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae