Eby Pit compression flora site 2 (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as USNM 38365

Where: Warrick County, Indiana (38.1° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 7.9° S, 24.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Folsomville Member (Petersburg Formation), Westphalian D (311.4 - 306.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray mudstone

• Gray mudstone from center to split, Site #2.

•Collection was from gray to buff, blocky claystones and siltstones.

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: adpression, original carbon

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: D. A. Willard, W.A. DiMichele, D.L. Eggert, J.C. Hower, C.B. Rexroad and A.C. Scott. 1995. Paleoecology of the Springfield Coal Member (Desmoinesian, Illinois Basin) near the Leslie Cemetery paleochannel, southwestern Indiana. International Journal of Coal Geology 27:59-98 [H. Sims/H. Sims/J. Cassara]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10728: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 18.06.2001, edited by Summer Ostrowski

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Sigillariaceae
Sigillaria sp. Brongniart 1822
Pteridophyta indet. Haeckel 1875
"axes of pteridosperms and ferns"
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
 Naviculales - Pinnulariaceae
Pinnularia sp. Ehrenberg 1843 diatom