Late Emsian/Eifelian Loc. 5 of Melo: Jaguariaiva (Devonian to of Brazil)

Where: Parana, Brazil (24.3° S, 49.7° W: paleocoordinates 78.8° S, 127.4° 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 37107: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
"Dalmanites" sp. Barrande 1852 trilobite
? Gamonedaspis sp. Branisa and Vanek 1973 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calmoniidae
Pennaia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
Metacryphaeus sp. Reed 1907 trilobite
Calmonia sp. Clarke 1913 trilobite
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Burmeisteria sp. Salter 1865 trilobite
 Serpulimorpha -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Phthonia sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 mussel
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorpha sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Pholadomyida -
 Protobranchia - Solemyidae
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia
"Solemya (Janeia) sp." = Janeia King 1850 Awning Clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Nucula" sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Nuculites sp. Conrad 1841 clam
 Bellerophontida -
"Bellerophontacea indet." = Bellerophontoidea
"Bellerophontacea indet." = Bellerophontoidea M'Coy 1851 snail
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Ptomatis sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
 Productida - Strophochonetidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
"Coelospira" sp. Hall 1863
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. BruguiƩre 1797
 Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
Craniops sp. Hall 1859
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
Conularia sp. jellyfish