Hansen quarry, quarry 6, Wea Shale (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Sarpy County, Nebraska (41.1° N, 96.0° W: paleocoordinates 0.9° S, 27.5° W)

When: Wea Shale Member (Westerville Formation), Kasimovian (307.0 - 303.7 Ma)

• Wea Shale, Westerville formation, Kansas City group, Missouri series, Westphalian D, Pennsylvanian.

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Gerard R. Case & W. D. White; reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: R. Zangerl and G. R. Case. 1973. Iniopterygia, a New Order of Chondrichthyan Fishes from the Pennsylvanian of North America. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs 6:1-67 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132113: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 08.08.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

 Iniopterygia - Iniopterygidae
Iniopteryx rushlaui Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6643-44, PF6683, PF6680-82, PF6752, PF7128, PF7123, PF7126, PF7125, PF7190-91, PF7167, PF7188, PF7166, PF7189, PF7145-46, PF7139, PF7133, PF7153, PF7222, PF7211, PF7220, PF7219
Iniopteryx tedwhitei n. sp. Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF7241, PF6709
Promexyele bairdi n. sp. Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6710, PF7203, PF7200, PF7243
 Iniopterygia - Sibyrhynchidae
Iniopera richardsoni Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6656, PF6699, PF7204-05, PF7209-10, PF7212, PF7214, PF7124, PF7185
 Eugeneodontiformes - Caseodontidae
Romerodus orodontus Zangerl 1981 chimaera