GRAPTOLITOS DEL ORDOVICICO SUPERIOR (CARADOCIANO) DE LA QUEBRADA AGUA DE LA CRUZ, PRECORDILLERA DE MENDOZA

Marta Alfaro

Abstract


A graptolite association from the Ordovician Empezada Formation described is here in. The fossiIs were collected from the Agua de La Cruz creek, in Precordillera of Mendoza, Argentina. The association is composed by: Climacograptus pygmaeus Ruedemann, Climacograptus cf. C.lubuliferus Lapworth, Diplograptus cf. D. minutus Berry and Retiograptus sp. The fossil-bearing beds are assigned to the late Caradocian (Orthograptus quadrimucronatos Zone).

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