Emsian Loc. 16 of Melo: Toco Preto Ridge (Parana Basin, Alto Garcas Sub-basin) (Devonian of Brazil)

Where: Goias, Brazil (17.0° S, 52.0° W: paleocoordinates 79.2° S, 90.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chapada Group, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• No explicit lithology given for this locality. Chapada Group as a whole consists of shales, silts, and sands, much like the Ponta Grossa to the south. It is generally sandier, however, and inferred to represent shallower water.

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 37097: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
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Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida -
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea Bronn 1862
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
? Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797