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  Foum Zguid
  Morocco

Added:
june 2010
Last Modified:
august 2014

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Location description

In this arae sediment from the Ordovician up to Devonian are exposed.

Recently, access to the area is difficult (borderland).


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Directions

This locality is located in the southeast of Morocco, southeast of Foum Zguid. At various locations south and southeast of Foum Zguid, people are digging for fossils for trade. These trilobites are from the Devonian period.

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Finds

Trilobites (i.e. Walliserops spp., Hollardops spp., Diademaproetus spp.), orthoceras.

There are 9 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Foum Zguid Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

  • Chatterton et al., 2006: Trilobites from the upper lower to Middle Devonian Timrhanhart Formation, Jbel Gara el Zguilma, Southern Morocco. Paleontographica Canadiana 25.
    Added by Frederik
  • Gibb S & Chatterton B., 2010: Gerastos (Order Proetida; Class Trilobita) from the Lower to Middle Devonian of the southern Moroccan Anto-Atlas region. Palaeontographica Canadiana 30.
    Added by Frederik
  • Schraut G & Feist R., 2004: The Devonian Styginid trilobite Paralejurus, with new data from Spain and Morocco. J. Paleont., 78(4): 709–722
    Added by Frederik

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Jebel Gara el Zguilma
Fossil location: Jebel Khraid
Fossil location: Mdâour el Kbîr

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