Cornwallis Point, 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)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

• "Burnt-umber" sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Dall and Becker

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 111917: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 30.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
 Orthotetida - Orthotetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
"Spirifer pinguis" = Callospiriferina pinguis
"Spirifer pinguis" = Callospiriferina pinguis Zieten 1832
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Spirifer condor" = Gypospirifer condor
"Spirifer condor" = Gypospirifer condor d'Orbigny 1842
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae