Pantipampa, 3 kilometers east of Belle Vista (Ordovician of Bolivia)

Where: Avil├ęs, Bolivia (21.4° S, 64.7° W: paleocoordinates 45.1° S, 129.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sella Formation, Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, concretionary, gray, green shale

• dark grey-green shale with maroon calcareous concretions

Size class: macrofossils

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 9104: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 22.09.2000

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Taxonomic list

• This is a composite list from Pantipampa & Sella. Many of these things probably are found only at Sella.
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Colpocoryphe sp. Novak and Perner 1918 trilobite
 Olenida - Olenidae
Boeckaspis sp. Henningsmoen 1955 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Hoekaspis sp. Kobayashi 1937 trilobite
Suriaspis sp. Acenolaza and Rabano 1990 trilobite
Branisaspis sp. Pribyl and Vanek 1980 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Lonchodomas sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Ampyx sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
Famatinolithus sp. Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite
Trinucleus sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Palaeocopida -
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Desmorthis segnis Havlicek and Branisa 1980
 Ribeirioida - Technophoridae
Technophorus sp. Miller 1889
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
"Barnesella sp." = Lecanospira
"Barnesella sp." = Lecanospira Butts 1926 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Bucania sp. Hall 1847 snail
 Endocerida - Endoceratidae
Endoceras sp. Hall 1847
 Orthoceratoidea - Protocycloceratidae
Cyptendoceras sp. Ulrich and Foerste 1936
Protocycloceras sp. Hyatt and Zittel 1900