Kenwood, OK, Carnegie Museum collection SL407 (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Reef 341

Where: Mayes County, Oklahoma (36.3° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 22.6° S, 41.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: St. Joe Formation, Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• Age call modified by W.Kiessling. Age indicated as Torunaisian (early Osagean).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, shelly/skeletal grainstone

• fine to coarse biosparite, virtually no micrite observed. from the unbedded core of a carbonate buildup.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. L. Carter. 1999. Tournaisian (Early Osagean) brachiopods from a bioherm in the St. Joe Formation near Kenwood, Oklahoma. Annals of Carnegie Museum 68(2):91-149 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5614: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 04.11.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only brachiopods reported. Author states that there are rare bivalves and very rare corals occur, as well as occasional crinoid plates and columnals.
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida -
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Meristidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
Pseudosyrinx cf. missouriensis
no abundance, "widely distributed"
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Imbrexiidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
"Spirifer (Mesochorispira) grimesi" = Mesochorispira grimesi
"Spirifer (Mesochorispira) grimesi" = Mesochorispira grimesi Hall 1858
sgn. (Mesochorispira)
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
 Spiriferida - Gerkispiridae
Punctothyris kenwoodensis
abundance listed as "in excess of 20...specimens"
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Atribonium cf. evexum
Listed as Atribonium sp. cf. "Coledium" evexum
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae