Where: Libya (25.8° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° S, 12.5° E)
• coordinate based on political unit
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Marar Formation, Tournaisian (360.7 - 345.3 Ma)
• Unit said to be Upper Tournaisian.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and argillaceous sandstone
Collection methods: Emphasis of monograph is brachiopods and bivalves. Other elements sometimes mentioned as well.
Primary reference: M. Mergl and D. Massa. 1992. Devonian and Lower Carboniferous brachiopods and bivalves from western Libya. Biostratigraphie du Paleozoique 12:1-115 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote] more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35635: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 01.01.2004