Bandera Fmn, Nogueras area, Aragon, Spain (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.1° N, 1.1° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° S, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bandera Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; micaceous shale and lime mudstone

• "The formation is made up of very uniform fine shale with some mica and abundant Buchiola. Besides some thin layers of silty shales there are no coarser sediments. Benthos is absent. [Conodonts found in micritic calcareous nodules.]"

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 40447: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
 Agoniatitida - Pharciceratidae
Pharciceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus sp. Branson and Mehl 1938 conodont
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae