Where: Asturias, Spain (43.3° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 5.2° S, 11.2° E)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Demues Formation, Kasimovian (307.0 - 303.7 Ma)
• 'lower 30m of the Demues Fm.
•Fusulinids date the formation as early to middle Kasimovian. Fossil flora gives the age as late Kasimovian. Foraminifers are latest Moscovian age... middle of the formation is Kasimovian. '
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: calcareous marl and shale
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 39857: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 09.06.2004
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