Locality B22, Djebel Tebaga Biohermal Complex, Kef en Nsoura, Djebel Tebaga (Permian of Tunisia)

Also known as Reef 200

Where: Madanin, Tunisia (33.4° N, 10.2° E: paleocoordinates 6.6° S, 18.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Biohermal Complex Formation, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• Presence of Yabeina in lower Djebel Tebaga Biohermal Complex suggests Capitanian age. 6 metres thick. Probably bed 22E.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; shelly/skeletal limestone

• Limestone, even bedded, poorly sorted skeletal material, including fusulinaceans, crinoid columnals, tabulate corralines, bryozoans, and martinioid brachiopods. Includes small bioherm.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. D. Newell, J.K. Rigby, A. Driggs, D.W. Boyd, and F.G. Stehli. 1976. Permian reef complex, Tunisia. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 23(1):75-112 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41659: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Includes sponges and bivalves; other groups are undescribed.
 Fusulinoidea - Neoschwagerinidae
Yabeina sp. Deprat 1914
 Fusulinoidea - Schubertellidae
Dunbarula sp. Ciry 1948
 Fusulinoidea - Schwagerinidae
Chusenella sp. Hsu 1942
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Spiriferida -
Martinioidea indet. Waagen 1883
 Tabulata -
Tabulata indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 tabulate coral
  - Disjectoporidae