Spergen Hill, near railroad station at Harristown, southeast of Salem (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Washington County, Indiana (38.6° N, 86.0° W: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 32.4° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Taphrognathus varians conodont zone, Salem Formation, Meramecian (345.0 - 336.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1882. On the fauna of the Lower Carboniferous limestones of Spergen Hill, Indiana, with a revision of the descriptions of its Fossils hitherto published, and illustrations of the species from the original type series. American Museum of Natural History Bulletin 1:39-97 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129910: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 02.07.2012

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Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods and rostroconchs entered so far; updated taxonomic data needed before other groups can be entered.
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Bransoniidae
"Conocardium carinatum" = Oxyprora carinatum2, "Conocardium conalatum" = Diedrorynchus conalatum1
"Conocardium carinatum" = Oxyprora carinatum2 Hall 1856
"Conocardium conalatum" = Diedrorynchus conalatum1 Branson 1942
 Conocardiida - Conocardiidae
"Conocardium catastomum n. sp." = Leptoconocardium catastomum2
"Conocardium catastomum n. sp." = Leptoconocardium catastomum2 Hall 1856
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Euomphalus spergenensis n. sp." = Straparollus spergenensis2, "Euomphalus quadrivolvis n. sp." = Straparollus quadrivolvis2
"Euomphalus spergenensis n. sp." = Straparollus spergenensis2 Hall 1856 snail
includes Euomphalus spergensis n. ssp. planorbiformis
"Euomphalus quadrivolvis n. sp." = Straparollus quadrivolvis2 Hall 1856 snail
 Euomphalina -
"Euomphalus planispira" = Serpulospira planispira2
"Euomphalus planispira" = Serpulospira planispira2 Hall 1856 snail
 Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae
"Pleurotomaria concava n. sp." = Eotrochus tenuimarginatus2
"Pleurotomaria concava n. sp." = Eotrochus tenuimarginatus2 Miller 1877 snail
 Euomphalina - Elasmonematidae
"Holopea proutana n. sp." = Anematina proutana2
"Holopea proutana n. sp." = Anematina proutana2 Hall 1856 snail
 Euomphalina - Microdomatidae
"Pleurotomaria leavenworthana n. sp." = Amaurotoma leavenworthana2, "Pleurotomaria subangulata n. sp." = Amaurotoma subangulatum2
"Pleurotomaria leavenworthana n. sp." = Amaurotoma leavenworthana2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria subangulata n. sp." = Amaurotoma subangulatum2 Hall 1856 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Pleurotomaria nodulostriata n. sp." = Rhineoderma nodulostriata2, "Pleurotomaria wortheni" = Rhineoderma wortheni2, "Pleurotomaria humilis" = Rhineoderma wortheni2
"Pleurotomaria nodulostriata n. sp." = Rhineoderma nodulostriata2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria wortheni" = Rhineoderma wortheni2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria humilis" = Rhineoderma wortheni2 Hall 1856 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
"Bulimorpha canaliculata n. sp." = Girtyspira canaliculata2
"Bulimorpha canaliculata n. sp." = Girtyspira canaliculata2 Hall 1856 snail
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
"Pleurotomaria trilineata n. sp." = Platyzona trilineata2
"Pleurotomaria trilineata n. sp." = Platyzona trilineata2 Hall 1856 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
"Loxonema yandellana n. sp." = Pseudozygopleura yandellana2
"Loxonema yandellana n. sp." = Pseudozygopleura yandellana2 Hall 1856 snail
 Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae
"Murchisonia vermicula n. sp." = Hypergonia vermicula2, "Murchisonia turritella n. sp." = Hypergonia turritella2, "Murchisonia attenuata n. sp." = Hypergonia attenuata2
"Murchisonia vermicula n. sp." = Hypergonia vermicula2 Hall 1856 snail
"Murchisonia turritella n. sp." = Hypergonia turritella2 Hall 1856 snail
"Murchisonia attenuata n. sp." = Hypergonia attenuata2 Hall 1856 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon sublaevis n. sp." = Bellerophon spergensis2, "Bellerophon cancellatus" = Retispira textilis2
"Bellerophon sublaevis n. sp." = Bellerophon spergensis2 Gordon and Yochelson 1983 snail
"Bellerophon cancellatus" = Retispira textilis2 Miller 1877 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
"Natica carleyana n. sp." = Naticopsis carleyana2
"Natica carleyana n. sp." = Naticopsis carleyana2 Hall 1856 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Murchisonia insculpta n. sp." = Neilsonia insculpta2, "Pleurotomaria swallovana n. sp." = Stenoloron swallovana2, "Pleurotomaria elegantula" = Euconospira elegantula3, "? Pleurotomaria (Murchisonia) conula n. sp." = Euconospira conula2, "Pleurotomaria rotundata n. sp." = Gosseletina subglobosa2
"Murchisonia insculpta n. sp." = Neilsonia insculpta2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria swallovana n. sp." = Stenoloron swallovana2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria elegantula" = Euconospira elegantula3 Hall 1856 snail
"? Pleurotomaria (Murchisonia) conula n. sp." = Euconospira conula2 Hall 1856 snail
"Pleurotomaria rotundata n. sp." = Gosseletina subglobosa2 Miller 1877 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
"Loxonema vincta n. sp." = Murchisonia vincta2
"Loxonema vincta n. sp." = Murchisonia vincta2 Hall 1856 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Bulimella elongata n. sp." = Bulimorpha elongata2, "Bulimella bulimiformis" = Bulimorpha bulimiformis2
"Bulimella elongata n. sp." = Bulimorpha elongata2 Hall 1858 snail
"Bulimella bulimiformis" = Bulimorpha bulimiformis2 Hall 1858 snail
Tergomya
 Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae
"Patella levettei n. sp." = Lepetopsis levettei4
"Patella levettei n. sp." = Lepetopsis levettei4 White 1882