Emsian Loc. 3 of Melo: Lambedor (Parana Basin, Apucarana Sub-basin) (Devonian of Brazil)

Where: Parana, Brazil (26.1° S, 52.6° W: paleocoordinates 74.6° S, 125.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ponta Grossa Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• I am using the more common name of Ponta Grossa Fm. Melo considers this a member of the Santa Rosa Fm.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Primary reference: J. H. G. Melo. 1988. The Malvinokaffric realm in the Devonian of Brazil. N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass, eds. Devonian of the World, Volume I. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 669-703 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37081: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
  -
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
? Gamonedaspis sp. Branisa and Vanek 1973 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calmoniidae
Metacryphaeus sp. Reed 1907 trilobite
Calmonia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Phthonia sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 mussel
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites M'Coy 1844 clam
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
? Grammysia sp. de Verneuil 1847 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Goniophora sp. Phillips 1848 clam
 Pholadomyida -
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia King 1850 Awning Clam
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Nuculites sp. Conrad 1841 clam
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Ptomatis sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Ophiuroidea
  - Encrinasteridae
Encrinaster sp. Haekel 1866 brittle star
Stenuroidea
  -
? Echinasterella sp. Stürtz 1890
Stylophora
 Mitrata -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Strophomenata
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. Bruguiére 1797
Scyphozoa
  -
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
Conularia sp. jellyfish