Pybus Bay, Admiralty Island (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (57.3° N, 134.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.8° N, 67.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• Gschelian/Gschel-stufe

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray, cherty/siliceous limestone

• Light gray cherty limestone in 10-30 inch bands.

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 111913: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 30.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Identified by G.H. Girty.
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Productus aff. humboldti" = Waagenoconcha humboldti
"Productus aff. humboldti" = Waagenoconcha humboldti d'Orbigny 1842
 Productida - Productidae
"Productus aff. timanicus" = Sowerbina timanica, "Productus aff. mammatus" = Yakovlevia mammata, Productus aff. gruenwaldti, Productus sp.
"Productus aff. timanicus" = Sowerbina timanica Stuckenberg 1875
"Productus aff. mammatus" = Yakovlevia mammata Keyserling 1846
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Productus aff. lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus
"Productus aff. lineatus" = Linoproductus lineatus Waagen 1884
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
"Derbya sp." = Derbyia
"Derbya sp." = Derbyia Waagen 1884
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Dielasma sp. King 1856
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
"Spiriferina aff. cristata" = Spiriferellina cristata
"Spiriferina aff. cristata" = Spiriferellina cristata von Schlotheim 1816
 Spiriferida - Paeckelmanellidae
"Spirifer aff. dieneri" = Paeckelmanella dieneri
"Spirifer aff. dieneri" = Paeckelmanella dieneri Tschernyschew 1902
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer aff. marcoui" = Betaneospirifer marcoui
"Spirifer aff. marcoui" = Betaneospirifer marcoui Waagen 1883
 Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae
"Spirifer arcticus" = Spiriferella arctica
"Spirifer arcticus" = Spiriferella arctica Haughton 1858
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Squamularia sp. Gemmellaro 1899
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
"Camarophoria aff. purdoni" = Stenoscisma purdoni, "Camarophoria margaritovi" = Stenoscisma margaritovi
"Camarophoria aff. purdoni" = Stenoscisma purdoni Davidson 1862
"Camarophoria margaritovi" = Stenoscisma margaritovi Tschernyschew 1902
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
"Aviculipecten sp." = Aviculopecten
"Aviculipecten sp." = Aviculopecten M'Coy 1851 scallop
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"? Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
"? Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral