USGS D13269 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Emery County, Utah (39.0° N, 110.6° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 76.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scaphites depressus ammonoid zone, Mancos Shale Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8 Ma)

• top of ridge-forming sandy unit

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

• sandy unit

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: I. Walaszczyk and W. A. Cobban. 2006. Palaeontology and stratigraphy of the Middle-Upper Coniacian and Santonian inoceramids of the US Western Interior. Acta Geologica Polonica 56(3):241-348 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 100225: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.12.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae