USGS 2082 green, Sandy Creek (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Oklahoma (34.3° N, 96.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 35.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caney Formation, Arnsbergian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, condensed shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G.B. Richardson, G.H. Girty in 1898; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: M. Gordon, Jr. 1964. Carboniferous Cephalopods of Arkansas. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 460:1-322 [J. Alroy/C. Simpson/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 158039: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2014

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Bactritida - Bactritidae
 Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae
"Gastrioceras richardsonianum n. sp." = Richardsonites richardsonianus
"Gastrioceras richardsonianum n. sp." = Richardsonites richardsonianus Girty 1909 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
Eumorphoceras bisulcatum Girty 1909 ammonite