Mariposas Fmn, submember d4a-alpha, Nogueras area, Aragon, Spain (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.1° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 52.9° S, 39.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: d4a Member (Mariposas Formation), Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• submember d4a-alpha. Upper Siegenian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal limestone and shale

• See lithology.
• "6m alternation of continuous beds of (initially high energy) shelly limestones, shales, and bryozoan marls"

Primary reference: P. Carls. 1988. The Devonian of Celtiberia (Spain) and Devonian paleogeography of SW Europe. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume I 421-466 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40402: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"Phacops" sp. Emmrich 1839 trilobite
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae