VIN-12, Vinchuscancha (Triassic of Peru)

Where: Peru (10.7° S, 76.3° W: paleocoordinates 22.3° S, 44.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chambara Formation (Pucara Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Top of the outcrop at the crest of the hill

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with silica

Collected by B. Senowbari-Daryan, G. Stanley in 1983; reposited in the UMMP

Collection methods: chemical

Primary reference: M. R. Sandy. 1994. Triassic-Jurassic articulate brachiopods from the Pucara Group, central Peru, and description of the brachidial net in the spiriferid Spondylospira. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 233:99-126 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37000: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 23.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Spiriferinida - Spondylospiridae