Roaring Creek Sandstone Flora (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Indiana (39.0° N, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 23.6° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sandstone Member (Roaring Creek Coal Formation), Atokan (318.1 - 311.4 Ma)

• The above assignments are based on a correlation chart on pp.47-48 of the report (Fig. 1)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sandstone

• channel sandstones (p. 3)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. A. DiMichele and G. Dolph. 1981. Compression floras of the Upper Mansfield/Lower Brazil and Upper Staunton Formation in Parke and Clay Counties, Indiana. Guidebook to Pennsylvanian Plant Localities, AIBS Field Trip No. 2. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN USA [H. Sims/S. Ostrowski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32636: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Alistair McGowan on 11.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

  - Sigillariaceae
Sigillaria sp. Brongniart 1822
 Lepidodendrales - Lepidodendraceae
Lepidodendron aculeatum Sternberg 1820