Goulmima (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Also known as Asfla

Where: Meknès - Tafilalt, Morocco (31.8° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 20.1° N, 4.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, fine-grained, white, argillaceous, calcareous limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, recrystallized, original aragonite, original phosphate, replaced with dolomite

Collection methods: surface (in situ), chemical, acetic,

Primary reference: L. Cavin. 1995. Goulmimichthys arambourgi n. g., n. sp., un Pachyrhizodontidae (Actinopterygii, Teleostei) d'une nouvelle localité à nodules fossilifères du Turonien inférieur marocain [Goulmimichthys arambourgi n. g., n. sp., a Pachyrhizodontidae (Actinopterygii, Teleostei) from a new Early Turonian fossiliferous nodules locality from Morocco]. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Paris, serie IIa 321:1049-1054 [L. Cavin/L. Cavin/L. Cavin]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51686: authorized by Lionel Cavin, entered by Lionel Cavin on 10.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Elopiformes - Elopidae
 Teleostei - Araripichthyidae
 Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae
"Ichthyodectes bardacki n. sp." = Ghrisichthys bardacki
"Ichthyodectes bardacki n. sp." = Ghrisichthys bardacki Cavin 1997