Valle Shale Fm., Gallardo, Sevilla, Spain (Ordovician of Spain)

Where: Sevilla, Spain (38.0° N, 6.0° W: paleocoordinates 77.8° S, 57.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Valle Shale Formation, Kosovian (445.6 - 443.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• Shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Gutiérrez-Marco, I. Rabano, and M. Robardet. 1984. Estudio bioestratigráfico del Ordovicico en el sinclinal del Valle (Provincia de Sevilla, so. de España). Publicaocoes de Musei e Laboratório Mineralógico e Geológico da Universidade de Coimbra Memórias e Noticias 97:11-37 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20930: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 12.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella sp. Reed 1917