Ile de Quebaya (Permian of Bolivia)

Where: Bolivia (16.3° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° S, 48.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Copacabana Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• No stratigraphic information given

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, blue limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. d'Orbigny in 1830; reposited in the MNHN

• Many of d'Orbigny's specimens are at MNHN (Paris) but others have apparently been lost. D'Orbigny was in La Paz during June 1830 and made several trips to neighboring areas on the Altiplano.

Primary reference: A. D. d'Orbigny. 1842. Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale: (le Brésil, la République Orientale de l'Uruguay, la République Argentine, la Patagonie, la République du Chili, la République de Bolivia, la République du Pérou), Exécuté Pendant les Années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, et 1833. Tome Troisième, 4e Partie: Paléontologie 1-188 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133182: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae
"Solarium antiquum" = Omphalotrochus antiquus
"Solarium antiquum" = Omphalotrochus antiquus d'Orbigny 1842 snail