Lower Kellwasser Limestone, Segura-Huesa del Comun area, Aragon, Spain (Devonian of Spain)

Where: Aragon, Spain (41.0° N, 1.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.3° S, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Kellwasser Limestone Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale and limestone

• "some 5m of very black shales rich in sulphides, with some 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 40449: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 23.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
Buchiola sp. Barrande 1881 clam
Tentaculita
 Styliolinida - Styliolinidae
Styliolina sp. Karpinsky 1884
unclassified
  -
Chordata indet. Haeckel 1847
"a big fish bone"
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Icriodus sp. Branson and Mehl 1938 conodont
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
Polygnathus sp. Hinde 1879 conodont