Gabian village, section Gabian-2, 0 + 20 cm (Silurian of France)

Where: France (43.5° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 71.0° S, 71.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cystograptus vesiculosus graptolite zone, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• early and early-mid Rhuddanian

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; black shale

• shales and silty-micaceous laminites
• 6-m-thick black shale

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: P. Storch and R. Feist. 2008. Lowermost Silurian Graptolites of Montagne Noire, France. Journal of Paleontology 82(5):938-956 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 145551: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 05.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Graptoloidea - Monograptidae
Atavograptus atavus Jones 1909 graptolite
Paraclimacograptus innotatus Nicholson 1869 graptolite
 Graptoloidea - Normalograptidae
Normalograptus angustus Perner 1895 graptolite