Leadville, Colorado (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Where: Eagle County, Colorado (39.3° N, 106.3° W: paleocoordinates 1.3° N, 35.9° W)

When: Division B Member (Battle Mountain Formation), Podolskian to Podolskian (311.4 - 307.0 Ma)

• collected from Brill's Division B, Interval 155 of the Battle Mountain Formation. On the basis of invertebrate remains Brill considers the Battle Mountain to be of Lower Pennsylvannian (Des Moines) age....Above the "Walchia bed" (Interval 155) Brill found numerous invertebrate fossils indicative of early Pennsylvanian age.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution


Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. A. Arnold. 1941. Some Paleozoic plants from Central Colorado and their stratigraphic significance. Contrib. Mus. Paleontol. University of Michigan 6:59-70 [H. Sims/S. Ostrowski/H. Sims]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 33046: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Alistair McGowan on 22.07.2003

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