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Aratane, section 62-64, sample 1151, Aratane Group, Hodh area (Silurian of Mauritania)

Where: Mauritania (18.3° N, 8.5° W: paleocoordinates 83.8° S, 103.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guelb Makhsar scolithus Sandstone Member, Llandovery (443.7 - 428.2 Ma)

• sample 1151 a few metres above sample 2809

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified sandstone

• white, sandy bed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. R. Racheboeuf, R. Gourvennec, M. Deynoux and D. Brice. 2004. The Devonian of the Hodh area (Islamic Republic of Mauritania): paleontology and stratigraphy. Journal of Paleontology 78(1):98-110 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62047: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 11.07.2006

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