Where: Cordoba, Spain (38.2° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 17.4° S, 4.3° E)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Sierra del Castillo Member (Sierra del Castillo Formation), Asbian to Asbian (339.4 - 326.4 Ma)
• The Sierra del Castillo is a unit - not a formation or a member. 'The sedimentologic and lithologic variations are too great to permit the definition of typical lithostratigraphic units or formations.' from: P. Cózar and S. Rodríguez 2004, Pendleian (early Serpukhovian) marine carbonates from SW Spain: sedimentology, biostratigraphy and depositional model. Geological Journal vol. 39.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; gray reef rocks and marl
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 39708: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 03.06.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling
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