Greer (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Monongalia County, West Virginia (39.6° N, 79.8° W: paleocoordinates 12.4° S, 21.5° W)

When: Bickett Shale Member (Bluefield Formation), Arnsbergian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: A. S. Romer. 1969. A temnospondylous labyrinthodont from the Lower Carboniferous. Kirtlandia 6:1-20 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Shalap]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124949: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 01.03.2012, edited by Mark Uhen, Emma Dunne and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Ichthyotomi - Gyracanthidae
Gyracanthus sp.2 Agassiz 1837 shark
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi -
Dipnoi indet.1 lungfish
 Rhipidistia -
Rhipidistia indet.1 lobe-finned fish
 Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae
Strepsodus indet.2 Huxley and Etheridge 1865 lobe-finned fish
 Tetrapoda - Colosteidae
Greererpeton burkemorani2 Romer 1969 tetrapod
 Tetrapoda - Proterogyrinidae
"Proterogyrinus scheelei" = Proterogyrinus scheelei2, "Mauchchunkia bassa n. gen. n. sp." = Proterogyrinus scheelei3
"Proterogyrinus scheelei" = Proterogyrinus scheelei2 Romer 1970 tetrapod
"Mauchchunkia bassa n. gen. n. sp." = Proterogyrinus scheelei3 Romer 1970 tetrapod
USNM 22573 (holotype); skull and several postcranial elements
 Tetrapoda - Crassigyrinidae
Crassigyrinus sp.2 Watson 1926 tetrapod
CMNH 11230