Locality B25, Kef en Nsouri, 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: Upper Biohermal Complex Formation, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• Presence of Yabeina and Lepidolina in upper Djebel Tebaga Biohermal Complex suggests Capitanian age. 3.4 metres thick, including 25A and 25B.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; brown, green, yellow shale and brown dolomite

• 25B (3 m), shale, green to yellowish brown.

•25A (0.4 m), dolomite, light brown, massive.

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 41662: 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.
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Malleidae
? Tambanella sp.1 Nakazawa and Newell 1968 oyster
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida -
Martinioidea indet. Waagen 1883
Demospongea
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
Prestellispongia paula n. gen. n. sp.2
Prestellispongia paula n. gen. n. sp.2 Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996 demosponge