Fauna d1c-alpha2, Luesma Fmn., E. Iberian Chains (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Spain (41.6° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 56.9° S, 42.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: d1c Member (Luesma Formation), Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• Formation as a whole: "215 m thick, mainly quartzites and shales, accessory components being oolitic iron ores, phosphoritic intraformational conglomerates, microconglomerates, impure sandstones and arenaceous shelly limestones.."

•This member: "...predominantly quartzitic..."

Primary reference: P. Carls. 1977. Spain. in A. Martisson, ed. The Silurian-Devonian boundary (IUGS, Series A, Number 5). Schweizerbarth'sche, Stuttgart. 143-158 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13924: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 03.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
Howellella sp. Kozlowski 1946
 Rhynchonellida - Uncinulidae
Uncinulus sp. Bayle 1878
genus name in quotes
 Orthida - Platyorthidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Actinopteria sp. Hall 1884 oyster
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Grammysia sp. de Verneuil 1847 clam
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831