74B04 (Ordovician to of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.3° N, 5.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.3° S, 9.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tanuchitina bergstroemi - Conochitina rugata other zone, Bois de Presles Member (Fosses Formation), Cautleyan to Cautleyan (449.5 - 445.6 Ma)

• Middle to Upper Beds. Given as middle to upper beds of Lower Half

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Described as deepwater
• Grauwacke and calcareous shale, locally with some limestone beds

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collected by P. J. Lespérance in 1974

Primary reference: P. J. Lespérance and P. M. Sheehan. 1987. Trilobites et Brachiopodes ashgilliens (Ordovicien supérieur) de l'"Assise" de Fosse, Bande de Sambre-Meuse (Belgique). Bulletin-Institut royal des sciences naturelles de Belgique. Sciences de la terre 57:91-123 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185303: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 18.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Specimens at Institut royal des sciences naturelles de Belgique
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Stygina laevis n. sp. trilobite
 Corynexochida - Panderiidae
Panderia sp. Volborth 1863 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Arthrorhachis cf. tarda Barrande 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Atractopyge belgica n. sp. trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
Novaspis abbatialis n. sp. trilobite
Tretaspis hadelandica Stormer 1945 trilobite
 Lichida - Lichidae
Platylichas laxatus McCoy 1846 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Triplesia ? hintsae1 Cocks 2014
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
Kullervo complectens2 Wiman 1907
Kullervo complectens albida
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp.2 Dalman 1828
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
"Costistrophomena costata" = Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena) costata2
"Costistrophomena costata" = Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena) costata2 Sheehan 1987
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides cf. craigensis2 Reed 1917
given as Skenidioides sp., but described as close to S. craigensis
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
? Catazyga sp.2 Hall and Clarke 1893
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
Laticrura cf. erecta2 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Saukrodictyidae
Saukrodictya sp.2 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Dalmanella sambrensis" = Onniella jonesi2
"Dalmanella sambrensis" = Onniella jonesi2 Davidson 1883
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella "sp. A"2 Reed 1917
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Ptychopleurella (Ptychopleurella) sp.2 Schuchert and Cooper 1931