AMNH246, Belén Pucará, Sicuani (Permian of Peru)

Where: Cusco, Peru (14.3° S, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 49.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Copacabana Group, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. D. Newell, J. Chronic, and T.G. Roberts. 1953. Upper Paleozoic of Peru. Geological Society of America Memoir 58:1-276 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41338: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
"Silvaseptopora incaica n. gen." = Septopora incaica
"Silvaseptopora incaica n. gen." = Septopora incaica Chronic 1949
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Stems and rare plates
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
? Stereochia sp., "Marginifera capaci" = Kozlowskia capaci
? Stereochia sp. Grant 1976
"Marginifera capaci" = Kozlowskia capaci d'Orbigny 1842
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia sicuaniensis n. sp. Chronic 1949
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita subtilita Hall 1852
n. ssp. peruviana
 Spiriferinida - Reticulariinidae
? Reticulariina cf. spinosa Norwood and Pratten 1855
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Wellerella osagensis Shumard and Swallow 1858
n. ssp. peruviana