Sepulturas Fm., Cordillera Oriental, Argentina (Ordovician to of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (23.0° S, 66.0° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° S, 129.2° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sepulturas Formation, Volkhovian to Volkhovian (471.8 - 468.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

• not recorded

Collection methods: JA: marked by Novack-Gottshall without explanation as omitting some genera, some macrofossils, some microfossils, and species names, but apparently complete

Primary reference: T. M. Sanchez and B.G. Waisfeld. 1995. Benthic assemblages in the northwestern of Gondwana: A test of the Ordovician evolutionary radiation model. In J.D. Cooper, M.L. Droser, S.C. Finney (eds.), Ordovician Odyssey: Short papers for the seventh international symposium on the Ordovician system 409-412 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8865: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 02.09.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Neseuretus sp. Hicks 1873 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Hoekaspis sp. Kobayashi 1937 trilobite
Ogyginus sp. Raymond 1912 trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
? Anebolithus sp. Huges and Wright 1970 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Hesperonomiidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
Paralenorthis sp. Havlicek and Branisa 1980
Bivalvia
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Cuneamya sp. Hall and Whitfield 1875 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiolopsis sp. Hall 1847 clam