Upper Carboniferous fauna, Vergano Fm at Vergano (Carboniferous of Spain)

Where: Palencia, Spain (42.9° N, 4.4° W: paleocoordinates 7.4° S, 10.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sierra Corisa Limestone Member (Vergano Formation), Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• 'fossils collected from marls at the base of the second tongue of the Sierra Corisa Limestone Member. Age is Myachkovsky, late Moscovian.'

Environment/lithology: 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 39856: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 09.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Foraminiferida -
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera
"Foraminiferida indet." = Foraminifera d'Orbigny 1826 foram
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Anthozoa
  -
Anthozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1834
Demospongea
 Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae
Haplistion sp. Young and Young 1877 demosponge
Haplistion sp. 1
 Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae
Coelocladia spinosa Girty 1908 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Lyssacinosa - Stiodermatidae
Stioderma perforata Garcia-Bellido and Rigby 2004 glass sponge