Phacops-Struveaspis Assemblage of the Eifelian (Barrandia, Cze) Assem. 18 (Devonian of Czech Republic)

Where: Barrandia, Czech Republic (50.1° N, 14.4° E: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 38.7° E)

When: Chotec Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; shelly/skeletal, gray lime mudstone and mudstone

• "Benthic Assemblage 5"
• "grey to dark grey micrites and sparites show changes in grain size reflecting fluctations and pulses of higher energy, the assemblage is contained almost exclusively in micritic layers and mudstone intercalations"

Primary reference: I. Chlupac. 1983. Trilobite assemblages in the Devonian of the Barrandian area and their relations to palaeoenvironments. Geologica et Palaentologica 17:45-73 [A. Miller/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 12041: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 02.10.2001, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

• Trilobite species are either recorded as Rare (R) or Common (C) in Table 5 of the paper. Other taxa are recorded as present in the text.
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
 Proetida - Aulacopleuridae
 Harpetida - Harpetidae
"Harpes (Reticuloharpes) perneri" = Lioharpes montagnei
"Harpes (Reticuloharpes) perneri" = Lioharpes montagnei Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculitidae indet. Walcott 1886
 Strophomenida -
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Spiriferida -
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea indet. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula indet. BruguiƩre 1797
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola indet. Barrande 1881 clam
 Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae
Pterochaenia indet. Clarke 1904 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Goniatitida -
Goniatitida indet. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Nautiloidea -
Nautiloidea indet. Agassiz 1847 nautiloid
Conodonta indet. Eichenberg 1930 conodont
 Ichnofossils -
Chondrites indet. von Sternberg 1833