Locality 13. Belt Line Ry. (T. R. R. A.), first cut south of Clayton road (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: St. Louis County, Missouri (38.6° N, 90.3° W: paleocoordinates 6.5° S, 26.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Higginsville Limestone Member (Fort Scott Limestone Formation), Desmoinesian (312.8 - 306.0 Ma)

• One label gives Henrietta formation limestone in Labette shale, which is outdated. The other gives upper Fort Scot Limestone within Henrietta, which matches Knight's assignment. (That is right below the Labette). This is now that Higginsville Limestone member of the Fort Scott Limestone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. B. Knight. 1933. The location and areal extent of the Saint Louis Pennsylvanian outlier. American Journal of Science 25(145):25-48 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 148422: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 20.07.2013, edited by Barbara Seuss

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• All gastropods....
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon graphicus3 Moore 1941 snail
2 USNM specimens
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida - Kirkbyidae
Kirkbya laciniata n. sp.1 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae
Amphissites centronotus1 Ulrich and Bassler 1906 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
"Bairdia seminalis n. sp." = Cryptobairdia seminalis2
"Bairdia seminalis n. sp." = Cryptobairdia seminalis2 Knight 1928 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
"Bythocypris pediformis n. sp." = Pseudobythocypris pediformis2
"Bythocypris pediformis n. sp." = Pseudobythocypris pediformis2 Knight 1928 ostracod
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
Healdia limacoidea n. sp.2 ostracod