Kowala Quarry, lower unit K (Devonian of Poland)

Where: Swietokrzyskie, Poland (50.8° N, 20.6° E: paleocoordinates 13.3° S, 24.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis trachytera conodont zone, Middle Famennian (370.6 - 364.7 Ma)

• lower unit K, uppermost Palmatolepis marginifera or lower Palmatolepis trachytera zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• deep-water (dysaerobic, pelagic)
• black bituminous shale alternating with grey marly limestone and marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Berkowski. 2002. Famennian Rugosa and Heterocorallia from southern Poland. Palaeontologia Polonica 61:1-87 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134738: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Guerichia sp. Rzehak 1910 clam
 Clymeniida - Platyclymeniidae
Platyclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Sporadoceratidae
Sporadoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Rhynchonellida - Rozmanariidae
 Stauriida - Laccophyllidae
Circellia concava Rozkowska 1969 horn coral