Carrizo Arroyo (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Also known as Red Tanks

Where: New Mexico (34.8° N, 106.9° W: paleocoordinates 0.2° N, 37.1° W)

When: Red Tanks Member (Bursum Formation), Gzhelian to Gzhelian (303.7 - 295.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: The collection includes a large invertebrate fauna which is not named in the report, which is a short summary in a guidebook.

Primary reference: S. Ash and W. D. Tidwell. 1982. Notes on Upper Paleozoic plants of central New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 33rd Field Conference, Albuquerque Country II 245-248 [H. Sims/S. Ostrowski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11166: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Summer Ostrowski on 23.07.2001, edited by Alistair McGowan and Jason Cassara

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coniferales -
Samaropsis sp. Göppert 1864
Pinopsida
 Cordaitanthales -
Cordaites sp. Unger 1850
 Pinales -
Gomphostrobus sp. Marion 1890
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Phasmatocycas sp. Mamay 1973 cycads
Polypodiopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Annularia sp. Sternberg 1821
Asterophyllites sp. Brongniart 1828
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Neuropteris spp. Brongniart 1828
Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Sphenopteris spp. Sternberg 1825
unclassified
  -
Mollusca indet. Linnaeus 1758
molluscs
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
brachiopods
Hexapoda
 Hexapoda -
Hexapoda indet. Latreille 1825
insects
Eurypterida
 Eurypterida -
Eurypterida indet. Burmeister 1843 eurypterid
eurypterids