Late Emsian/Eifelian Loc. 3 of Melo: Tibaji (Devonian to of Brazil)

Where: Parana, Brazil (24.5° S, 50.4° W: paleocoordinates 78.2° S, 126.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Ponta Grossa Formation, Emsian to Emsian (407.6 - 387.7 Ma)

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

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and sandstone

• Sequence on the whole consists of shales, silts, and sands. No specific lithology given for this collection.

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 37105: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
"Dalmanites" sp. Barrande 1852 trilobite
? Gamonedaspis sp. Branisa and Vanek 1973 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calmoniidae
Tibagya sp. Struve 1958 trilobite
Metacryphaeus sp. Reed 1907 trilobite
? Calmonia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Burmeisteria sp. Salter 1865 trilobite
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorpha sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Pholadomyida -
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia King 1850 Awning Clam
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
? Mourlonia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
"Hyolithes" sp. d'Eichwald 1840
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866