Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Foss. Rec., 12, 183–196, 2009
https://doi.org/10.1002/mmng.200900006
Foss. Rec., 12, 183–196, 2009
https://doi.org/10.1002/mmng.200900006

  01 Aug 2009

01 Aug 2009

Late Viséan (Carboniferous) gastropods from the Gara El Itima (eastern Anti-Atlas, Morocco)

D. Heidelberger1, D. Korn2, and V. Ebbighausen3 D. Heidelberger et al.
  • 1Kapellenstraße 8–10, 61440 Oberursel, Germany
  • 2Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
  • 3Engstenberger Höhe 12, 51519 Odenthal, Germany

Abstract. Diverse and well-preserved Late Viséan (Early Carboniferous) gastropod faunas from the eastern Anti-Atlas of Morocco are described herein. The new genus Itimaspira n. gen. is described as well as the six new species Ananias weyeri n. sp., Itimaspira klugi n. sp., Nodospira krawczynskii n. sp., Baylea cordulae n. sp., Cinclidonema marocensis n. sp., and Schizostoma africanum n. sp., together with specimens of the genera Baylea, Orthonema, ?Knightella sp. and Macrochilina in open nomenclature.

doi:10.1002/mmng.200900006