La Valute Cave (LV) section, sample 5 (Devonian of Italy)

Where: Italy (46.6° N, 12.1° E: paleocoordinates 44.7° S, 51.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ancyrodelloides trigonicus conodont zone, La Valute Formation, Early/Lower Devonian (419.2 - 393.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• The lower 5 m of the section consists of well-bedded gray limestone of La Valute Fm., and the upper part of purple red wavy bedded to nodular limestone of the Findenig Fm. The transition between the two units is gradual and marked by the colour change between samples LV 7A and LV 8 (Corriga et al., 2011).

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: C. Corradini, M. Pondrelli, L. Simonetto, M. G. Corriga, C. Spalletta, T. J. Suttner, E. Kido, A. Mossoni, and P. Serventi. 2016. Stratigraphy of the La Valute area (Mt. Zermula massif, Carnic Alps, Italy). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 55(1):55-78 [E. Jarochowska/S. Haegele]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188009: authorized by Emilia Jarochowska, entered by Sarah Haegele on 20.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Conodonta
 Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontidae
Lanea cf. omoalpha Murphy and Valenzuela-Rios 1999 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontodae
Wurmiella excavata Branson and Mehl 1933 conodont