Cabezo Agudo Fmn, Cordillera Iberica Oriental (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.1° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 37.7° S, 24.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cabezo Agudo Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandy shale and sandstone

• "The middle and upper parts...are essentially an alternation of arenaceous shales with sandstones and quartzites and several fossiliferous horizons of calcareous sandstones...The sand coarsens upwards and all faunas are of Rhenish type..."

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 40446: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Acastidae
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Pelecypoda
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Pelecypoda indet. Goldfuss 1820
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus latericrescens Branson and Mehl 1938 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Polygnathus varcus Stauffer 1940 conodont
Blastoidea
 Blastoidea -
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Strophodonta sp." = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
"Strophodonta sp." = Strophomena (Strophodonta) Hall 1852
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
Cyrtina sp. Davidson 1858
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
Cyrtospiriferidae indet. Termier and Termier 1949
 Spiriferida - Adolfiidae
Adolfia sp. G├╝rich 1909
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Rhipidomellidae indet. Schuchert 1913