1m below 'Gras Délit', Lemay Quarry, Vaulx, (Carboniferous of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.6° N, 3.5° E: paleocoordinates 14.2° S, 3.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vaulx Member (Tournai Formation), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, argillaceous, cherty/siliceous limestone and lithified shale

• Dark, thin bedded, siliceous and argillaceous limestones with shaly intercalations and with abundant chert at some levels.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Mottequin and G. Sevastopulo. 2009. Predatory boreholes in Tournaisian (Lower Carboniferous) spiriferid brachiopods. Lethaia 42:274-282 [N. Bonuso/P. Monarrez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141617: authorized by Nicole Bonuso, entered by Pedro Monarrez on 29.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida -
Productidina indet. Waagen 1883
 Athyridida -
Athyridida indet. Boucot et al. 1964
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Cleiothyridina indet. Buckman 1906
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris indet. George 1931
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae