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Los Barrios de Luna Capa 7 (Cambrian of Spain)

Where: León, Spain (42.9° N, 5.9° W: paleocoordinates 55.4° S, 104.6° E)

When: Solenopleuropsis thorali trilobite zone, Genestosa Member (Oville Formation), Middle Cambrian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Oville Fm ranges from upper Caesaraugustian to Languedocian; this part of the Genestosa Member is Lower Languedocian (Cambrian Series 2).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; siltstone

• They were preserved as natural molds; thus, they cannot be found in carbonates.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: S. Zamora and A. B. Smith. 2008. A new Middle Cambrian stem-group echinoderm from Spain: Palaeobiological implications of a highly asymmetric cinctan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53:207-220 [A. Lin/A. Lin] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90554: authorized by Alex Lin, entered by Alex Lin on 05.08.2009

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