Gustalapiedra Formation, La Loma Member, Palencia, N Spain (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Palencia, Spain (43.0° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° S, 30.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: La Loma Member (Gustalapiedra Formation), Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray, green, calcareous claystone and limestone

• [a ca 40m thick sequence of green-gray to black, calcaerous claystones with isolated, dark limestone banks in the lower part]

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 40353: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Thysanopeltella sp. Kobayashi 1957 trilobite
 Lichida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
 Cyrtodontida - Antipleuridae
Panenka sp. Barrande 1881 clam
Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Pinacitidae
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
 Agoniatitida - Anarcestidae
Anarcestes aff. lateseptatus Beyrich 1837 ammonite
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus cf. amabilis Bultynck and Hollard 1980 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Polygnathus costatus Klapper 1971 conodont
Strophomenata
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Productida - Strophochonetidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae