Valle (Ordovician of Spain)

Also known as Llanvirn section of Green and Nodular Shales Fm., Valle, Sevilla, Spain

Where: Sevilla, Spain (38.0° N, 6.0° W: paleocoordinates 74.8° S, 83.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Valle Syncline Green and Nodular Shales Formation, Oretanian (466.0 - 460.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, concretionary, green shale

• Green, nodular 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/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20925: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 12.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Selenopeltis sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
? Ormathops sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida -
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Euorthisinidae
Rostroconchia
 Ribeirioida - Ischyriniidae
Tolmachovia sp. Howell and Kobayashi 1936
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Redonia sp. Rouault 1851 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
Sinuites sp. Koken 1896 snail