Sica Sica Fmn., La Paz Province, Bolivia (Devonian of Bolivia)

Also known as Dipleura dekayi boliviensis Lager

Where: La Paz, Bolivia (15.5° S, 68.0° W: paleocoordinates 65.5° S, 79.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Sica Sica Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• Age call is based on Isaacson and Sablock (1987) (PBDB ref. 9680).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

Primary reference: R. Wolfart. 1968. Die Trilobiten aus dem Devon Boliviens und ihre Bedeutung fuer Stratigraphie und Tiergeographie. Beihefte zum Geologischen Jahrbuch 74:5-201 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37056: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 26.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Focus of monograph is trilobites. Other taxa sometimes mentioned as well.
 Phacopida - Calmoniidae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Trimerus (Dipleura) dekayi trilobite
subsp. boliviensis
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops salteri trilobite
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Orthocerida -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Ambocoelia sp. Hall 1860
 Spiriferida -
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral