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Locality Za-81. Rio Guaviere (Ordovician of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (3.0° N, 74.0° W: paleocoordinates 3.0° N, 74.0° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Guapayito Formation, Tremadoc (488.3 - 478.6 Ma)

• Most likely the Guapayito Fm., but possibly not.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, argillaceous, sandy limestone

• dark gray, fine-grained limestone with quartz grains and mica flakes

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: JA: marked by Novack-Gottshall without explanation as omitting some genera, some macrofossils, some microfossils, and species names, but apparently complete

Primary reference: H. J. Harrington and M. Kay. 1951. Cambrian and Ordovician faunas of Eastern Colombia. Journal of Paleontology 25(5):655-668 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8862: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 02.09.2000

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