Rio d'Areia, Teixeira Soares region, Paraná State (Permian of Brazil)

Where: Brazil (25.5° S, 50.4° W: paleocoordinates 49.3° S, 34.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Taciba Formation, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: DGM (Departamento de Geologia e Mineralogia, IGc/USP, São Paulo, SP); DZP (Departamento de Zoologia, IBB/UNESP, Botucatu, SP), and CP (Centro Paleontológico/CENPALEO, Universidade do Contestado, Mafra, SC).

Primary reference: M. G. Simões, J. P. Neves, L. E. Anelli and L. C. Weinschütz. 2012. Permian bivalves of the Taciba Formation, Itararé Group, Paraná Basin, and their biostratigraphic significance. Revista do Instituto de Geociências - USP 12:71-82 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139503: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 12.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
Myalina (Myalinella) sp.2 Newell 1942 clam
Selenimyalina sp.2 Newell 1942 clam
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Heteropecten paranaensis n. sp.1 Neves et al. 2014 scallop
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Leptodesma (Leptodesma) sp.2 Hall 1883 oyster
Leptodesma (Leiopteria) aff. dutoiti2 Harrington 1955 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Promytilus sp.2 Newell 1942 mussel
Volsellina areiensis n. sp.2 Neves et al. 2014 mussel
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae