Halleck Harbor, Saginaw Bay, Kuiu Island, lower section (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (56.9° N, 134.2° W: paleocoordinates 5.4° N, 65.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• Lower 125 feet of section, "division a".

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, black, carbonaceous shale and lithified, calcareous sandstone

• Black carbonaceous shales interbedded with dark, calcareous sandstones, arranged in belts, in which shales and sandstones alternately predominate.

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 111914: 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.
 Fusulinoidea - Fusulinidae
"Fusulina aff. longissima" = Quasifusulina longissima
"Fusulina aff. longissima" = Quasifusulina longissima von Möller 1878
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Productus aff. humboldti" = Waagenoconcha humboldti
"Productus aff. humboldti" = Waagenoconcha humboldti d'Orbigny 1842
 Productida - Productidae
"Productus aff. semireticulatus" = Dictyoclostus semireticulatus, "Productus aff. porrectus" = Kochiproductus porrectus
"Productus aff. semireticulatus" = Dictyoclostus semireticulatus Martin 1809
"Productus aff. porrectus" = Kochiproductus porrectus Kutorga 1844
 Productida - Schrenkiellidae
"Productus aff. schrenki" = Schrenkiella schrenki
"Productus aff. schrenki" = Schrenkiella schrenki Stuckenberg 1875
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Productus aff. koninckianus" = Cancrinella koninckiana, "Productus cora" = Linoproductus cora
"Productus aff. koninckianus" = Cancrinella koninckiana Keyserling 1846
"Productus cora" = Linoproductus cora d'Orbigny 1842
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Chonetes aff. trapezoidalis" = Waagenites trapezoidalis
"Chonetes aff. trapezoidalis" = Waagenites trapezoidalis Waagen 1884
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Dielasma sp. King 1856
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer cameratus" = Neospirifer cameratus
"Spirifer cameratus" = Neospirifer cameratus Morton 1836
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
"Spirifer aff. ufensis" = Brachythyris ufensis
"Spirifer aff. ufensis" = Brachythyris ufensis Tschernyschew 1902
 Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae
Martiniopsis sp. Waagen 1883
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Squamularia sp. Gemmellaro 1899
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Craniida - Craniidae
Crania sp. Retzius 1781
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium aff. aviculatum" = Pernopecten ohioensis
"Entolium aff. aviculatum" = Pernopecten ohioensis Newell 1938 scallop
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
"Aviculipecten aff. mccoyi" = Aviculopecten, "Aviculipecten spp." = Aviculopecten
"Aviculipecten aff. mccoyi" = Aviculopecten scallop
"Aviculipecten spp." = Aviculopecten M'Coy 1851 scallop
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
Streblopteria sp. McCoy 1851 scallop