Articulate Brachiopods of the Mitkov Beds, Borshchov Stage, Podolia (Devonian of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (49.0° N, 25.8° E: paleocoordinates 18.5° S, 9.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mitkov Beds Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• From correlation chart in this paper:

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone and limestone

• Lithology based on symbols in illustrated section. Shown are: Most of sequence is argillite with nodular limestone and limestone interbeds and isolated limestone nodules.

Primary reference: O. I. Nikiforova, T. L. Modzalevskaya, and M. G. Bassett. 1985. Review of the Upper Silurian and Lower Devonian articulate brachiopods of Podolia. Special Papers in Palaeontology (34)1-66 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14152: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 16.05.2002

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Taxonomic list

• Articulate brachiopods only.
 Productida - Strophochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Plectodonta mariae" = Plectodonta (Plectodonta) mariae
"Plectodonta mariae" = Plectodonta (Plectodonta) mariae Kozlowski 1929
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
 Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae
 Athyridida - Meristidae
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides sp. n. sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Hebetoechiidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Dicoelosia sp. King 1850
 Orthida - Platyorthidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Isorthis szajnochai" = Isorthis (Isorthis) szajnochai Kozlowski 1929