S.Cap-2 (9) Quebrada de La Cruz (Ordovician of Argentina)

Where: Salta, Argentina (25.1° S, 65.2° W: paleocoordinates 41.1° S, 131.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Arenigian (478.6 - 468.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Pozzo

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 115725: 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 saltaensis Kayser 1898 trilobite
Kayseraspis asaphelloides Harrington 1938 trilobite
Kayseraspis brackebuschi Harrington 1938 trilobite
 Asaphida - Ceratopygidae
Nannopeltis modesta Harrington 1938 trilobite