Logan Quarry, Level J, Reserve Township (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Parke County, Indiana (39.8° N, 87.3° W: paleocoordinates 6.9° S, 23.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Logan Quarry Shale Member (Staunton Formation), Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Logan quarry, level J. Logan Quarry shale, Lower Wiley cyclothem (Staunton formation), approximately uppermost Westphalian, Pennsylvanian.

Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: R. Zangerl. 1966. A New Shark of the Family Edstidae, Ornithoprion hertwigi from the Pennsylvanian Mecca and Logan Quarry Shales of Indiana. Fieldiana Geology 16:1-44 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131229: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 21.07.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Iniopterygia - Iniopterygidae
Iniopteryx rushlaui2 Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF-6660-61
Promexyele peyeri2 Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF2358, PF2510, PF6636, PF2364
 Iniopterygia - Sibyrhynchidae
Iniopera richardsoni2 Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF2359
Sibyrhynchus denisoni2 Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF2363, PF2365, PF2632, PF6757
 Orodontiformes - Orodontidae
Orodus greggi n. sp.1
Orodus greggi n. sp.1 Zangerl 1981 chimaera
FMNH PF2201
 Eugeneodontiformes - Caseodontidae
Caseodus eatoni n. sp.1 Zangerl 1981 chimaera
FMNH PF2520 ("large number in the Mecca fauna")
Ornithoprion hertwigi Zangerl 1966 chimaera
FMNH PF-2656
 Eugeneodontiformes - Eugeneodontidae
Eugeneodus richardsoni n. gen. n. sp.1, Gilliodus orvillei n. sp.1
Eugeneodus richardsoni n. gen. n. sp.1 Zangerl 1981 chimaera
FMNH PF2625
Gilliodus orvillei n. sp.1 chimaera
FMNH PF8535