Quebrada de Rota (Ordovician of Bolivia)

Also known as Unknown formation name, Quebrada de Rota, Bolivia

Where: Bolivia (22.1° S, 65.0° W: paleocoordinates 46.2° S, 128.4° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kainella meridionalis trilobite zone, Guanacuno Formation, Tremadoc (485.4 - 477.7 Ma)

• Unknown formation name. PJW: Given region & zone, it should be Guanacuno

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• not listed

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: R. Suarez Soruco. 1976. El sistema ordovicico en Bolivia. Revista Tecnica YPF Bolivia 5(2):111-123 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8839: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 01.09.2000, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

 Graptoloidea - Anisograptidae
"Rhabdinopora typica" = Rhabdinopora flabelliformis flabelliformis Eicwald 1840 graptolite
Dictyonema flabelliforme typica
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Rossaspis rossi Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pharostomatidae
Pharostomina trapezoidalis Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite
Deltacare prosops Harrington and Leanza 1957 trilobite
 Olenida - Olenidae
"Parabolinopsis mariana" = Leptoplastides marianus
"Parabolinopsis mariana" = Leptoplastides marianus Hoek 1912 trilobite
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta sp. Salter 1852 clam