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  Hamar Laghdad

december 2013
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december 2013

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Location description

Behind the Bou Teharafine is another ridge called Hamar Laghdad. Here, layers from the Devonian period are exposed. In fossil coral reefs you can find tabulate and rugose corals, and trilobites.

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Hamar Laghdad is located east of Erfoud. 

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Mainly corals and trilobites.

Go to the Hamar Laghdad Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

  • Clarkson E, Levi-Setti R, Horvath G, 2006: The eyes of trilobites: The oldest preserved visual system. Arthropod Structure & Development 35: 247-259
    Added by Frederik
  • Klug C,n Schulz H, De Baets K., 2009: Red Devonian trilobites with green eyes from Morocco and the silicification of the trilobite exoskeleton. Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 54 (1): 117–123
    Added by Frederik
  • Lerosey-Aubril R & Feist R, 2005: Ontogeny of a new cyrtosymboline trilobite from the Famennian of Morocco. Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 50 (3): 449–464.
    Added by Frederik
  • McKellar R & Chatterton B, 2009: Early and Middle Devonian Phacopidae (Trilobita) of southern Morocco. Palaeontographica Canadiana 28.
    Added by Frederik

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: El Jorf (indicative)
Fossil location: Erfoud 1 Crinoid
Fossil location: Erfoud 2 Orthoceras
Fossil location: Erfoud 3 Orthoceras
Fossil location: Erfoud 4 Bou Teharafine
Fossil location: Jebel Bou Lachrhal
Fossil location: Rissani 1
Fossil location: Rissani 2 (fort)
Fossil location: Talawarite
Museum: Tahiri Museum


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