Where: Ant-Atlas, Morocco (30.4° N, 8.8° W: paleocoordinates 63.5° S, 113.0° E)
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Daguinaspis trilobite zone, Amouslek Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)
• Was Tommotian-Atdabanian; Daguinaspis is latest Issendalenian = middle Atdabanian (PJW).
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified mudstone and unlithified conglomerate
Size class: mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk,
• The Brevipelta chouberti valves are all similar in size showing comparable ages. No immature shells or trilobite remains present.
Primary reference: G. Geyer, E. Landing, and W. Heldmaier. 1995. Faunas and depositional environments of the Cambrian of the Moroccan Atlas regions. Beringeria, Special Issue 2:47-119 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 6275: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 24.02.2000
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