Mariposas Fmn, submember d4b-beta (upper cephalopod Lst), Nogueras area, Aragon (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.1° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 44.6° S, 34.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: d4b Member (Mariposas Formation), Late/Upper Emsian (402.5 - 391.9 Ma)

• submember d4b-beta. Lower part of Upper Emsian. Polygnathus laticostatus zone. Upper cephalopod limestone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and lime mudstone

• cephalopod limestone at top of sequence of shales ("micritic cephalopod beds")

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 40410: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Mimagoniatitidae
"Mimagoniatites cf. zorgensis" = Mimagoniatites fecundus
"Mimagoniatites cf. zorgensis" = Mimagoniatites fecundus Barrande 1865 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Mimosphinctidae
Anetoceras sp. Schindewolf 1934 ammonite