locality A5/6, Road section, east of the road, near Beloi, 5.5 km SSE of Valongo (Ordovician of Portugal)

Also known as Uralichas ribeirioi slates, Valongo Fm., Valongo, Portugal

Where: Portugal (41.0° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 73.1° S, 71.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Didymograptus murchisoni graptolite zone, Uralichas ribeirioi slates Member (Valongo Formation), Dobrotivian (459.0 - 457.9 Ma)

• 100 m above the horizon with graptolites of the Didymograptus murchisoni zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, gray, silty mudstone

• Silty grey mudstone with occasional basal siltstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. Romano and J. L. Henry. 1982. The trilobite genus Eoharpes from the Ordovician of Brittany and Portugal. Palaeontology 25(3):623-633 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20958: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 13.06.2002, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Primarily trilobite biostratigraphy and taxonomy, with others listed
Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Bathycheilidae
Bathycheilus sp. Holub 1908 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Neseuretus sp. Hicks 1873 trilobite
Salterocoryphe salteri Rouault 1851 trilobite
Salterocoryphe salteri salteri
Prionocheilus mendax Vanek 1965 trilobite
[Prionocheilus mendex]
"Pharostoma sp." = Prionocheilus Rouault 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Placoparia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Pateraspis sp. Prantl and Pribyl 1947 trilobite
Eccoprochile (? Eccoptochile) mariana Verneuil and Barrande 1855 trilobite
Actinopeltis sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Retamaspis sp. Hammann 1972 trilobite
Zeliszkella sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
Dalmanitina sp. Reed 1905 trilobite
"Eodalmanitina sp." = Mucronaspis Destombes 1963 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
? Pterygometopus sp. Schmidt 1881 trilobite
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Phacopidina sp. Bancroft and Lamont 1949 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Trinucleidae
Protolloydolithus sp. Williams 1948 trilobite
 Trinucleida - Dionididae
Dionide sp. Barrande 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Parabarrandia sp. Prantl and Pribyl 1949 trilobite
 Asaphida - Hungaiidae
Hungioides sp. Kobayashi 1936 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Nobiliasaphus sp. Pribyl and Vanek 1965 trilobite
Asaphellus sp. Callaway 1877 trilobite
Isabelinia sp. Rabano 1989 trilobite
? Ogyginus sp. Raymond 1912 trilobite
"Parabasilicus sp." = Basilicus Salter 1849 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Selenopeltis sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
 Harpetida - Harpetidae
Eoharpes cristatus Romano 1975 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Ectillaenus sp. Salter 1867 trilobite
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Redonia sp. Rouault 1851 clam
Pterobranchia
 Graptoloidea - Dichograptidae
Didymograptus murchisoni Beck 1839 graptolite
From beds below trilobites (100 m below Uralichas beds)
 Graptoloidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus colcorotus graptolite
From beds below trilobites