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Cacemia beds, Navalpino (Ordovician of Spain)

Also known as Upper Half, Cacemia beds, Navatrasierra Shale Fm., Navalpino, Cuidad Real, Spain

Where: Cuidad Real, Spain (39.0° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 73.6° S, 85.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Navatrasierra Shale Formation), Oretanian (466.0 - 460.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, shelly/skeletal shale

• Reddish shale with coquinas

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Babin and J. C. Gutiérrez-Marco. 1991. Middle Ordovician bivalves from Spain and their phyletic and palaeogeographic significance. Palaeontology 34:109-147 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Novack-Gottshall] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20918: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 12.06.2002

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