Pena Negra Fmn, Cordillera Iberica Oriental (Devonian of Spain)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Pena Negra Formation, Late/Upper Emsian (402.5 - 391.9 Ma)

• "final Upper Emsian"

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; bioturbated, sandy shale and shelly/skeletal, sandy limestone

• "begins with 2m of slightly arenaceous lumachellic limestone...these carbonates are the bases of minor rhythmothems following abruptly coarser sandstones...Arenaceous shales with bioturbation prevail..."

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 40429: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Acastidae
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Polygnathus costatus Klapper 1971 conodont
 Diplobathrida -
Monstrocrinus sp. Schmidt 1942 Sea lily
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa sp. Dalman 1828