C4-6(Kiowa) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Clark County, Kansas (37.2° N, 99.9° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 58.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kiowa Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; gray, argillaceous, carbonaceous sandstone

Primary reference: R. W. Scott. 1970. Paleoecology and Paleontology of the Lower Cretaceous Kiowa Formation, Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions (52)1-94 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2003: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 16.06.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostreidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 oyster
originally entered as "Ostreidae sp."
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
"sp. B" - originally entered as "Modiolus sp. B"
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbulidae indet. Lamarck 1818 clam
originally entered as "Corbulids sp."
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula cf. rivulana nut clam
"sp. cf. N. rivulana" - originally entered as "Nucula sp. cf. N. rivulana"
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana mutata pointed nut clam
 Ammonoidea -
 Ichnofossils -
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833