Pond Dam, Trickham, Texas ( of the United States)

Where: Coleman County, Texas (31.6° N, 99.2° W: paleocoordinates 6.6° S, 34.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bluff Creek Formation (Cisco Group), Virgilian (303.4 - 298.9 Ma)

• Bluff Creek may be informal name. 3 m thick interval

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: A. Molineux. 1994. A late Pennsylvanian encruster: terminal Paleozoic calcified demosponge?. In: Embry AF, Beauchamp B, Glass DJ (eds.) Pangea: Global Environments and Resources, Calgary; Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 17:967-982 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50197: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 10.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Leptotygria sp.
should this be Leptoptygma?
Insecta
 Ephemerida -
"Reticulata sp." = Ephemerida
"Reticulata sp." = Ephemerida Latreille 1810 mayfly
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
Juresania sp. Fredericks 1928
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Sulcataria sp. Cooper and Grant 1969
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia sp. Waagen 1884
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita sp. Brown 1849
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Punctospirifer sp. North 1920
 Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae
Eridmatus sp. Branson 1966
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris sp. George 1931
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Phricodothyris sp.
listed as Phricidothyris
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pteronites sp. McCoy 1842 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astartella sp. Hall 1858 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculopsis sp. Girty 1912 nut clam
listed as Nuculposis sp.
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam
wrong genus?
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus sp. de Montfort 1810 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
Meekospira sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae
"Paleostylus sp." = Palaeostylus
"Paleostylus sp." = Palaeostylus Mansuy 1914 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon sp. de Montfort 1808 snail
Knightites sp. Moore 1941 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites sp. Warthin 1930 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Glabrocingulum sp. Thomas 1940 snail
Trepospira sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Ianthinopsis sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae
Phymatopleura sp. Girty 1939 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida -
 Bactritida - Bactritidae
Bactrites sp. Sandberger 1843
 Nautilida - Tainoceratidae
? Tainoceras sp. Hyatt 1883 nautiloid
listed as Tainocerid nautilioids
Demospongea
  -
Incrustospongia meandrica n. gen. n. sp. demosponge
encrusting
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidiidae
Lophophyllidium radicosum horn coral
Lophophyllidium proliferum radicosum
Lophophyllidium proliferum McChesney 1860 horn coral