AMNH300, Bed 5, Section 8, Río Apurimac, SE of Pasaje (Carboniferous of Peru)

Where: Peru (13.5° S, 73.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.0° S, 54.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tarma Group, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• 385 feet thick, "Middle Pennsylvanian"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained, shelly/skeletal, red, white limestone

• Limestone, pinkish to cream-coloured, fine-grained.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: N. D. Newell, J. Chronic, and T.G. Roberts. 1953. Upper Paleozoic of Peru. Geological Society of America Memoir 58:1-276 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41363: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fenestrata -
Fenestrellina nodograciosa n. sp. Chronic 1949
Fenestrellina apurimacana n. sp. Chronic 1949
Fenestrellina salebrosa n. sp. Chronic 1949
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae