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

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.1° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 50.7° S, 38.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: d4a Member (Mariposas Formation), Early/Lower Emsian (409.1 - 402.5 Ma)

• submember d4a-gamma. Lower Emsian. dehiscens zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal limestone

• "mainly shelly and crinoidal limestones"

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 40405: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Carls reports that most of the faunal elements from d4a-beta persist into this unit, but does not list explicitly which ones they are.
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Scutellum sp. Pusch 1833 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"Phacops" sp. Emmrich 1839 trilobite
Tentaculita
 Dacryoconarida -
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Nowakia sp. Gurich 1896
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa sp. Dalman 1828