74B16 (Ordovician to of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.4° N, 4.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° S, 9.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fungochitina fungiformis other zone, Bois de Presles Member (Fosses Formation), Onnian to Onnian (452.0 - 445.6 Ma)

• Lower beds. Given lower beds of lower member. Bois de Presles member of Fosses Formation overlies Vitrival-Bruyère Formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 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 185313: 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
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Triplesia ? hintsae1 Cocks 2014
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
Kullervo complectens2 Wiman 1907
Kullervo complectens albida
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Sampo ruralis2 Reed 1917
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp.2 Dalman 1828
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides cf. craigensis2 Reed 1917
given as Skenidioides sp., but described as close to S. craigensis
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
Laticrura cf. erecta2 Wright 1964
 Orthida - Saukrodictyidae
Saukrodictya wrighti2 Sheehan 1987
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Dicoelosia cf. lata2 Wright 1964
Dicoelosia cf. jonesridgensis2 Ross and Dutro 1966
given as Dicoelosia sp., but described as close to D. jonesridgensis
 Orthida - Harknessellidae
Reuschella sp.2 Bancroft 1928
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Nicolella "sp. B"2 Reed 1917
 Orthida - Orthidiellidae
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae