Late Ems./Eifelian Loc. 9 of Melo: Outcrops in Amorinopolis-Ivolandia region (Devonian to of Brazil)

Where: Goias, Brazil (17.0° S, 51.0° W: paleocoordinates 80.6° S, 86.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chapada Group, Emsian to Emsian (407.6 - 387.7 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 37111: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 02.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
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"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
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorpha sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Pholadomyida -
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
Plectonotus sp. Clarke 1899 snail
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Strophomenata
 Productida -
"? Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea
"? Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea Bronn 1862
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
"Lingula" sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Scyphozoa
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unclassified
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Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866