S.Cal-8 (F2) Potrero de Castillo (Ordovician of Argentina)

Where: Salta, Argentina (24.5° S, 65.5° W: paleocoordinates 42.1° S, 130.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Arenigian (478.6 - 468.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified, gray, yellow, muddy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.J. Zunino and E. Mauri

Primary reference: H. J. Harrington and A. F. Leanza. 1957. Ordovician trilobites of Argentina. Department of Geology, University of Kansas Special Publication. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press 1:1-276 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115703: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 03.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Primarily trilobite taxonomy and biostrat.
Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis kayseri" = Megistaspis trilobite
Megalaspis pugiocauda Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite
Niobides armatus Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite