Membrillar, Estena River (Ediacaran of Spain)

Where: Spain (39.4° N, 4.8° W: paleocoordinates 30.9° S, 100.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ediacaran (635.0 - 541.0 Ma)

• carbonate block from the Membrillar olistostrome

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• dolomitized limestone block (about 1m x 1m x 0.6m)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: I. Cortijo, M. Marti Mus, S. Jensen and T. Palacios. 2010. A new species of Cloudina from the terminal Ediacaran of Spain. Precambrian Research 176:1-10 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99293: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 05.11.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Cloudinidae
Cloudina carinata n. sp. Cortijo et al. 2010