Where: Asturias, Spain (43.6° N, 6.0° W: paleocoordinates 42.4° S, 33.8° E)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Aguion Formation, Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)
• 'Because the matrix surrounding the fossils is gray bioclastic limestone, we believe they came from the calcareous member of the Aguion Fm. However, we cannot be absolutely sure because the fossils were collected in 1934 and the label does not give a precise point of origin.'
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; shelly/skeletal, gray grainstone
Reposited in the UCM
• 'Specimens are deposited in the Department of Paleontology, Faculty of Geology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).'
Primary reference: D. C. Garcia-Bellido and J. K. Rigby. 2004. Devonian and Carboniferous sponges from Spain. Journal of Paleontology 78(3):431-455 [A. Miller/J. Sessa/W. Kiessling]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 39706: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 03.06.2004, edited by Uta Merkel
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