Late Eifelian/Givetian Loc. 14 of Melo: Chapada dos Guimaraes (Devonian to of Brazil)

Where: Mato Grosso, Brazil (15.0° S, 56.0° W: paleocoordinates 76.3° S, 62.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chapada Group, Eifelian to Eifelian (393.3 - 382.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

• See lithology description.
• 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 37160: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 03.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida -
 Terebratulida - Meganterididae
 Spiriferida -
"Spiriferacea indet." = Spiriferoidea
"Spiriferacea indet." = Spiriferoidea King 1846
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
  - Tropidoleptidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Discinidae
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
? Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
 Ichnofossils -
Rusophycus sp. Hall 1852