La Herradura Creek, Bed 7 (Carboniferous of Argentina)

Where: Argentina (30.0° S, 68.6° W: paleocoordinates 47.3° S, 62.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tupe Formation, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Upper part of Tupe Formation. "Permian" in Precordilleran basins is Bashkirian-Moscovian by radiometric constraints (Gulbranson et al. 2010).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deltaic; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: IPI (Instituto de Paleontologia, seccion Invertebrados, Miguel Lillo Foundation) and DCG-MLP (Departamento Cientifico de Geologia del Museo de La Plata)

Primary reference: G. A. Cisterna, T. Simanauskas, and N. W. Archbold. 2002. Permian brachiopods from the Tupe Formation, San Juan Province, Precordillera, Argentina. Alcheringa 26:177-200 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136537: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae