Emsian Loc. 4 of Melo: Ponta Grossa (Parana Basin, Apucarana Sub-basin) (Devonian of Brazil)

Where: Parana, Brazil (25.1° S, 50.2° W: paleocoordinates 76.9° S, 129.2° 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 37082: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
? Gamonedaspis sp. Branisa and Vanek 1973 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calmoniidae
Pennaia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
Metacryphaeus sp. Reed 1907 trilobite
Calmonia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
Paracalmonia sp. Struve 1958 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Burmeisteria sp. Salter 1865 trilobite
Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
? Cypricardella sp. Hall 1856 clam
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites M'Coy 1844 clam
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
"Cardiomorpha" sp. de Koninck 1844 clam
Grammysioidea sp. Williams 1916 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorpha sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 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
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Nuculana" sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Ptomatis sp. Clarke 1899 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
? Mourlonia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae
? Kionoceras sp. Hyatt 1884
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
? Michelinoceras sp. Foerste 1932
Ophiuroidea
  - Encrinasteridae
Encrinaster sp. Haekel 1866 brittle star
Stenuroidea
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? Echinasterella sp. Stürtz 1890
Stylophora
 Mitrata -
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
"Hyolithes" sp. d'Eichwald 1840
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Strophomenata
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
"Coelospira" sp. Hall 1863
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
? Mucrospirifer sp. Grabau 1931
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. Bruguiére 1797
Craniata
 Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
Craniops sp. Hall 1859
Scyphozoa
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 Conulariida - Conulariidae
Conularia sp. jellyfish