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

Where: Palencia, Spain (43.0° N, 0.9° W: paleocoordinates 33.0° S, 22.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cardano Formation (Carrion Group), Givetian to Givetian (387.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Givetian into basalmost Frasnian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and claystone

• [a sequence, up to 90m thick, of nodular limestones and claystones]

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 40356: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ostracoda
 Myodocopida -
Entomozoe pseudorichterina ostracod
subgenus given as "N."
Entomozoe tenera ostracod
subgenus given as "N."
 Myodocopida - Entomozoidae
Richterina zimmermanni ostracod
subgenus given as "V."
 Myodocopida -
Entomoprimitia concentrica ostracod
listed as "Entoprimitia"
? Entomoprimitia paeckelmanni ostracod
listed as "Entoprimitia"
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
Tentaculita
 Homoctenida - Homoctenidae
Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Tornoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Pharciceratidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae