Tilougguit Formation

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Tilougguit Formation
Stratigraphic range: early Bathonian
~168–166  Ma
Type Geological formation
Underlies Guettioua & El Mers Formations
Overlies Bin El Ouidane Formation
Primary Marl, sandstone
Coordinates 32°06′N6°30′W / 32.1°N 6.5°W / 32.1; -6.5 Coordinates: 32°06′N6°30′W / 32.1°N 6.5°W / 32.1; -6.5
Approximate paleocoordinates 28°06′N4°30′W / 28.1°N 4.5°W / 28.1; -4.5
Region Azilal
CountryFlag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
Extent High Atlas
Type section
Named for Tilougguite
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Tilougguit Formation (Morocco)

The Tilougguit Formation, also known as the Tillouguit Formation, is an Early Bathonian geologic formation in Morocco. An indeterminate sauropod is known from the formation [1] [2]


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  1. Weishampel et al., 2004, "Dinosaur distribution." pp.517-607
  2. Allain, Ronan; Aquesbi, Najat (2008). "Anatomy and phylogenetic relationships of Tazoudasaurus naimi (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the late Early Jurassic of Morocco" (PDF). Geodiversitas. 30 (2): 345–424.


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