Emsian Loc. 17b of Melo: Well 2-AG-1-MT, core 18 (Alto Garcas Sub-basin) (Devonian of Brazil)

Where: Matto Grosso do Sul, Brazil (17.0° S, 53.0° W: paleocoordinates 78.2° S, 89.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-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 37099: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. BruguiƩre 1797
unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866