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Bois Collet Quarry-2 (Devonian to of Belgium)

Where: Hainaut, Belgium (50.9° N, 5.0° E: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 7.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gres de Acoz - Gres de Wepion Formation, Early/Lower Devonian to Early/Lower Devonian (416.0 - 383.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray sandstone

• Described as fine gray sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collection methods: bulk,

• These fossils were collected be S. Leclerq and described by Gerrienne. It is important to remember that fossils were not found in place in this quarry, but rather in piles around the quarry.

Primary reference: P. Gerrienne. 1992. The Emsian plants from Fooz-Wepion (Belgium). III. Foozia minuta gen. et spec. nov., a new taxon with probable cladoxylalean affinites. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology (74)139-157 [P. Gensel/A. Tuell/A. Tuell] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24152: authorized by Pat Gensel, entered by Allison Tuell on 01.08.2002

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