AMNH308, Cerro Prieto section 19, Amotape Mountains (Carboniferous to of Peru)

Where: Piura, Peru (4.7° S, 80.8° W: paleocoordinates 21.8° S, 57.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tarma Group, Bashkirian to Bashkirian (323.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Atokan = late Bashkirian or early Moscovian. Fossil bed not specified.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified sandstone

• Section is nearly all siliciclastic.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 41389: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea prietana Chronic 1949
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
"Allorisma barringtoni" = Exochorhynchus barringtoni, "Allorisma insolitum" = Undulomya singaporensis
"Allorisma barringtoni" = Exochorhynchus barringtoni Thomas 1928 clam
"Allorisma insolitum" = Undulomya singaporensis Newton 1906 clam
 Trigoniida - Schizodidae
Schizodus cf. meekanus Girty 1900 clam