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S Oued Temertasset, MOU-E8 (Carboniferous of Algeria)

Where: Algeria (26.6° N, 3.8° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 6.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Argiles de Teguentour Formation, Tournaisian (360.7 - 345.3 Ma)

• Late Tournaisian, Upper Pericyclus-Progoniatites assemblage

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified claystone and lithified limestone

• claystone with thin limestone intercalations or lenticular noduls

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn, J. Bockwinkel, and V. Ebbighausen. 2010. The ammonoids from the Argiles de Teguentour of Oued Temertasset (early Late Tournaisian; Mouydir, Algeria). Fossil Record 13(1):35-152 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135436: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.10.2012

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