Freshwater Bay, Chichagof Island (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (57.9° N, 135.0° W: paleocoordinates 0.9° S, 75.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Mississippian (358.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.M. Kirk

Primary reference: E. M. Kindle. 1907. Notes on the Paleozoic faunas and stratigraphy of southeastern Alaska. Journal of Geology 15(4):314-337 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 111910: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 30.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Productus punctatus" = Echinoconchus punctatus
"Productus punctatus" = Echinoconchus punctatus Martin 1809
 Productida - Productidae
Productus giganteus Sowerby 1822
Productus aff. inflatus McChesney 1860
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Choristitidae
"Spirifer aff. trigonalis" = Brachythyrina rectangula
"Spirifer aff. trigonalis" = Brachythyrina rectangula Kutorga 1844
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
Diphyphyllum sp. Lonsdale 1845 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral