Barret Cemetery, Excello Shale, Pike County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Pike County, Indiana (38.3° N, 87.2° W: paleocoordinates 8.3° S, 24.5° W)

When: Carbondale Formation, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Excello shale (equivalents: black shale over coal IV-A, Indiana; black shale over coal IV, Illinois), Carbondale formation, Des Moines series, Westphalian lower D, Pennsylvanian.

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G.R. Case; 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 132119: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 08.08.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Symmoriiformes - Symmoriidae
Danaea meccaensis2 Williams 1985 elasmobranch
FMNH PF8124
 Ctenacanthiformes - Heslerodidae
"Phoebodus heslerorum" = Heslerodus divergens2
"Phoebodus heslerorum" = Heslerodus divergens2 Trautschold 1879 elasmobranch
FMNH PF6478
 Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae
Glikmanius occidentalis1 Leidy 1859 elasmobranch
FMNH PF6419, 6420, 6293
 Iniopterygia - Iniopterygidae
Iniopteryx rushlaui Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6611
Promexyele bairdi Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6455
Cervifurca nasuta4 Zangerl 1997 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6455-56
 Iniopterygia - Sibyrhynchidae
Iniopera richardsoni Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6449, PF6454, PF6465, PF6550, PF6561, PF6564, PF6612
Sibyrhynchus denisoni Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6565
 Orodontiformes - Orodontidae
Orodus micropterygius3 Zangerl 1981 chimaera
FMNH PF6595