Zones J, K, L, and M, Cabrieres, Montagne Noire, France (Ordovician of France)

Where: Montagne Noire, France (44.0° N, 4.0° E: paleocoordinates 62.8° S, 95.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• Zones J, K, L, and M of unknown formation(s)

Environment/lithology: marine

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Capera, R. Courtessole, and J. Pillet. 1978. Contribution à l'étude de l'Ordovicien inférieur de la Montagne Noire : biostratigraphie et révision des Agnostida. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 98(1):67-87 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20831: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 10.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Trinodus sp. M'Coy 1846 trilobite
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Pliomerops sp. Raymond 1905 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
"Megalaspis sp." = Megistaspis, Niobe sp., ? Ogygiocaris sp., "Asaphellus sp." = Asaphellus, "Plesiomegalaspis sp." = Asaphellus
"Megalaspis sp." = Megistaspis Jaanusson 1956 trilobite
Niobe sp. Angelin 1851 trilobite
? Ogygiocaris sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
"Asaphellus sp." = Asaphellus Callaway 1877 trilobite
"Plesiomegalaspis sp." = Asaphellus Callaway 1877 trilobite
 Asaphida - Alsataspididae
Orometopus sp. Broegger 1898 trilobite
 Asaphida - Cyclopygidae
Cyclopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Symphysurus sp. Goldfuss 1843 trilobite
Platypeltoides sp. Pribyl 1949 trilobite
Originally Platypeltis, which is now a homynym of Platypeltoides
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Dalmanella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Redonia sp. Rouault 1851 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
? Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Cephalopoda
 Endocerida - Endoceratidae
? Endoceras sp. Hall 1847
Graptolithina
 Graptoloida -
Holograptus sp. graptoloid
 Tetragrapta -
Tetragraptus sp. Salter 1863 graptoloid
 Panreclinata - Dichograptidae
Didymograptus sp. McCoy 1851