Quebrada Rincón Blanco, Río del Peñón, horizon 11 (Carboniferous of Argentina)

Where: La Rioja, Argentina (28.6° S, 68.7° W: paleocoordinates 46.0° S, 60.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Member (Río del Peñón Formation), Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Upper part of middle member; lower Moscovian according to U-Pb radiometric dates in Gulbranson et al. (2010).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

• Low-sedimentation marginal marine prodeltaic environment allowed for formation of shell pavement.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Fundación Miguel Lillo, Instituto de Paleontología, Sección Paleoinvertebrados (IPI).

Primary reference: G. A. Cisterna and T. Simanauskas. 2000. Brachiopods from the Rio del Penon Formation, Rio Blanco Basin, Upper Palaeozoic of Argentina. Revista Española de Paleontologia 15(2):129-151 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136532: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Monticuliferidae
Costatumulus "sp. C" Waterhouse 1983
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Neochonetes pegnonensis n. sp. Cisterna and Simanauskas 2000
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora sp. King 1865
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847