Arauz Formation, Lezna Member, Palencia, N Spain (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Palencia, Spain (43.0° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° S, 35.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lezna Member (Arauz Formation), Late/Upper Emsian (402.5 - 391.9 Ma)

• Upper Emsian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; yellow claystone and marl

• [a maximally 20m thick alternation of yellow claystones and marls as well as clay-rich, nodular, largely decalcified limestones. There can also be isolated biosparites and wackestones.]

Primary reference: H. Jahnke, A. Henn, H. Mader and J. Schweineberg. 1983. Silur und Devon im Arauz-Gebiet (Prov. Palencia, N-Spanien). Newsletters on Stratigraphy 13(1):40-66 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40351: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Agoniatitidae
"Werneroceras ex gr. ruppachense" = Fidelites ruppachensis
"Werneroceras ex gr. ruppachense" = Fidelites ruppachensis Kayser 1879 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Latanarcestidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus sp. Branson and Mehl 1938 conodont
Strophomenata
 Productida - Eodevonariidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
 Spiriferida - Acrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria vulvaria von Schlotheim 1820