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

Where: Morocco (30.9° N, 4.0° 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 38798: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 04.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Monograph covers ammonoids only.
 Goniatitida - Parodoceratidae
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
Fidelites verna Barrande 1865 ammonite
Fidelites occultus Barrande 1865 ammonite
Fidelites clariondi Petter 1959 ammonite
Fidelites fidelis Barrande 1865 ammonite
Agoniatites sp. Meek 1877 ammonite
Agoniatites bicanaliculatus Sandberger and Sandberger 1856 ammonite
"Agoniatites vanuxemi" = Agoniatites expansus Vanuxem 1842 ammonite
Agoniatites cf. obliquus Whidborne 1890 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Pinacitidae
Foordites veniens Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Mimotornoceras djemeli Petter 1955 ammonite
Exopinacites singularis Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
Pinacites cf. eminens Chlupac and Turek 1977 ammonite
Pinacites jugleri Roemer 1843 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Mimagoniatitidae
Mimagoniatites bohemicus Barrande 1865 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
Crispoceras tureki Klug 2002 ammonite
Cabrieroceras housei Klug 2002 ammonite
Cabrieroceras crispiforme Kayser 1879 ammonite
Wendtia ougarta Petter 1959 ammonite
Diallagites testatus Chlupac and Turek 1983 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Sobolewiidae
Sobolewia sp. Wedekind 1918 ammonite
Subanarcestes coronatus Klug 2002 ammonite
Subanarcestes macrocephalus Schindewolf 1933 ammonite
Subanarcestes marhoumensis Göddertz 1987 ammonite