USNM 10711. In saddle immediately south of "0" in 8081, (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as 3527, E1-3

Where: Eureka County, Nevada (40.2° N, 116.1° W: paleocoordinates 27.3° S, 54.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eurekaspirifer pinyonensis brachiopod zone, Eurekaspirifer pinyonensis Zone Member (McColley Canyon Formation), Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: argillaceous limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite, replaced with silica

Collected by C. A. Nelson in 1953; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: J. G. Johnson. 1970. Great Basin Lower Devonian Brachiopoda. Geological Society of America Special Paper (131)1-421 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164795: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 16.12.2014

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
Phragmostrophia merriami n. sp. Harper et al. 1967
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
Nucleospira subsphaerica n. sp. Johnson 1970
 Spiriferida - Adolfiidae