Late Emsian/Eifelian Loc. 4 of Melo: Lambedor (Devonian to of Brazil)

Where: Parana, Brazil (26.1° S, 52.6° W: paleocoordinates 75.6° S, 125.6° 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 37106: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Serpulimorpha -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites
""Sphenotus" sp." = Sanguinolites M'Coy 1844 clam
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
 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 indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Ptomatis sp. Clarke 1899 snail
  - Encrinasteridae
Encrinaster sp. Haekel 1866 brittle star
? Echinasterella sp. Stürtz 1890
 Mitrata -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
"Hyolithes" sp. d'Eichwald 1840
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. Bruguiére 1797