Where: Russian Federation (79.5° N, 96.0° E: paleocoordinates 18.3° N, 4.8° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Matusevich Formation, Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Matusevich Fm, which regionally overlies the Gremyashchij Fm, and is overlain by the Vavilov Fm. AGE: Lower Frasnian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: List probably representative of formation in the local area.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, red siliciclastic sediments
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Karatajute-Talimaa & Mark-Kurik (1978-1979), Blieck (1997, 2002) REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.
Primary reference: A. R. M. Blieck, V. N. Karatajute-Talimaa, and E. Mark-Kurik. 2002. Upper Silurian and Devonian heterostracan pteraspidomorphs (Vertebrata) from Severnaya Zemlya (Russia): a preliminary report with biogeographical and biostratigraphical implications. Geodiversitas 24(4):805-820 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis
PaleoDB collection 90335: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 16.07.2009
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