Gustalapiedra Formation, Man 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: Man Member (Gustalapiedra Formation), Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• [a sequence, consisting of up to 8m thick nodular limestone with numerous goniatites, and above it shales and sandstones, that can be up to 7m thick]

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 40354: 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
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Werneroceratidae
Cabrieroceras sp. Bogoslovsky 1961 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Sobolewiidae
Subanarcestes macrocephalus Schindewolf 1933 ammonite
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus sp. Branson and Mehl 1938 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Ichnofossils -
Zoophycos sp. Massalongo 1855
Skolithos sp. Haldemann 1840