Paco Chico, ~40 km west of Potosí (Ordovician of Bolivia)

Where: Tomás Frías, Bolivia (19.5° S, 65.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.7° S, 128.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cancaniri Formation, Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Formerly called Zapla or Zapla Tillites

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; lithified, pebbly, argillaceous sandstone

• sandstone and shaley-sandy diamictite

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: JA: marked by Novack-Gottshall without explanation as omitting some genera, some macrofossils, some microfossils, and species names, but apparently complete

Primary reference: V. Havlicek and L. Branisa. 1980. Ordovician brachiopods of Bolivia: Succession of assemblages, climate control, affinity to Anglo-French and Bohemian provinces. Rozpravy Ceskoslovenske Akademie Ved. Rada Matematickych a Prirodnich Ved. Academia Praha, Prague, Czechoslovakia 90(1):1-54 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8853: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 01.09.2000

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Rostricellula sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1942
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Destombesium pacochicoensis n. sp., "Eorhipidomella cardocanalis n. sp." = Tunariorthis cardocanalis, Drabovinella curiosa n. sp.
Destombesium pacochicoensis n. sp. Havlicek and Branisa 1980
"Eorhipidomella cardocanalis n. sp." = Tunariorthis cardocanalis Havlicek and Branisa 1980
Drabovinella curiosa n. sp. Havlicek and Branisa 1980