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Chitinozoans and the age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician black shale Lagerstätte, South Africa

Thijs Vandenbroucke UGent, Sarah Gabbott, Florentin Paris, Richard Aldridge and Johannes Theron (2009) JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY. 28(1). p.53-66
abstract
Isolated chitinozoans from the Scorn Shale Member of the Cedarberg Formation, SW South Africa are described and provide,I date of the latest Hirnantian-earliest Rhuddanian. The recovered chitinozoans are typical of the latest Ordovician Spinachitina oulebsiri Biozone, although an earliest Silurian age is possible. They indicate a very short time span (less than 1 Ma) across the Ordovician-Silurian boundary. This is currently the highest biostratigraphical resolution attainable for the Scorn Shale Lagerstatte. Correlation of the Soom Shale chitinozoans with identical assemblages in post-glacial, transgressive deposits of Northern Africa is possible; both faunas occur in shales that overlie glacial diamictites of the Hirnantian glaciation. A new species, Spinachitina verniersi n. sp. is described. lJ. Micropalaeontol. 28(1): 53-66, May 2009.
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Lagerstatte, Soom Shale, Ordovician-Silurian boundary, CLAY-MINERALS, ANTI-ATLAS, BIOSTRATIGRAPHY, PALYNOMORPHS, PRESERVATION, TAPHONOMY, MOROCCO, FOSSILS, CANADA, EXAMPLE, Hirnantian, chitinozoans
journal title
JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY
J. Micropalaentol.
volume
28
issue
1
pages
53 - 66
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Article
Web of Science id
000267722600006
JCR category
PALEONTOLOGY
JCR impact factor
0.375 (2009)
JCR rank
40/40 (2009)
JCR quartile
4 (2009)
ISSN
0262-821X
language
English
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yes
classification
A1
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669053
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-669053
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http://jm.lyellcollection.org/content/28/1/53.abstract
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2009-05-27 14:13:38
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  author       = {Vandenbroucke, Thijs and Gabbott, Sarah and Paris, Florentin and Aldridge, Richard and Theron, Johannes},
  issn         = {0262-821X},
  journal      = {JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY},
  keyword      = {Lagerstatte,Soom Shale,Ordovician-Silurian boundary,CLAY-MINERALS,ANTI-ATLAS,BIOSTRATIGRAPHY,PALYNOMORPHS,PRESERVATION,TAPHONOMY,MOROCCO,FOSSILS,CANADA,EXAMPLE,Hirnantian,chitinozoans},
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  title        = {Chitinozoans and the age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician black shale Lagerst{\"a}tte, South Africa},
  url          = {http://jm.lyellcollection.org/content/28/1/53.abstract},
  volume       = {28},
  year         = {2009},
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Chicago
Vandenbroucke, Thijs, Sarah Gabbott, Florentin Paris, Richard Aldridge, and Johannes Theron. 2009. “Chitinozoans and the Age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician Black Shale Lagerstätte, South Africa.” Journal of Micropalaeontology 28 (1): 53–66.
APA
Vandenbroucke, T., Gabbott, S., Paris, F., Aldridge, R., & Theron, J. (2009). Chitinozoans and the age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician black shale Lagerstätte, South Africa. JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY, 28(1), 53–66.
Vancouver
1.
Vandenbroucke T, Gabbott S, Paris F, Aldridge R, Theron J. Chitinozoans and the age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician black shale Lagerstätte, South Africa. JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY. 2009;28(1):53–66.
MLA
Vandenbroucke, Thijs, Sarah Gabbott, Florentin Paris, et al. “Chitinozoans and the Age of the Soom Shale, an Ordovician Black Shale Lagerstätte, South Africa.” JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY 28.1 (2009): 53–66. Print.