Mariposas Fmn, submember d4b-delta, Nogueras area, Aragon, Spain (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-delta. Upper Emsian.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray shale

• "Submember d4b-delta (70m) consists of fine dark grey shales in which only dacryoconarids and probably epiplanktonic brachiopods are often found; in the upper part there are also small pelecypods..."

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 40417: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Acastidae
Kayserops sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
Bivalvia
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
Nuculites sp. Conrad 1841 clam
Tentaculita
 Dacryoconarida -
Cephalopoda
 Agoniatitida - Mimagoniatitidae
Mimagoniatites sp. Eichenberg 1930 ammonite