Polentinos Formation, Palencia, N Spain (Devonian to of Spain)

Where: Palencia, Spain (43.0° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.5° S, 36.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Polentinos Formation (Abadia Group), Emsian to Emsian (407.6 - 387.7 Ma)

• Upper Emsian into basalmost Eifelian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and marl

• [at type locality a ca 60m thick limestone and marl sequence]

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 40352: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Acastidae
Metacanthina sp. Pillet 1954 trilobite
 Lichida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
 Agoniatitida - Latanarcestidae
 Agoniatitida - Mimagoniatitidae
Mimagoniatites sp. Eichenberg 1930 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
 Ichnofossils -
Zoophycos sp. Massalongo 1855