USNM702ent, Split Tank, Glass Mountains (Permian of the United States)

Also known as Reef 318

Where: Brewster County, Texas (30.4° N, 103.1° W: paleocoordinates 1.1° N, 33.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cathedral Mountain Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• 69-81 feet above base. Leonardian (Cathedralian).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified, gray, green limestone

• Smooth, greenish-gray, biohermal limestone with abundant Enteletes.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1972. Permian brachiopods of west Texas, I. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 14:1-231 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 43498: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• A variety of papers list the brachiopods, nearly all gastropods, most bivalves (except primarily Paleotaxodonts), trilobites, chitons, siliceous sponges, rugose corals (only from Gaptank and Asselian/Sakmarian formations).
Strophomenata
 Productida - Aulostegidae
Chonosteges variabilis3 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Productellidae
Echinauris irregularis3 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Productidae
Thamnosia anterospinosa3 Cooper and Grant 1969
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
Compressoproductus curtus3 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Linoproductidae
? Grandaurispina vaga3 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Dyoros (Lissosia) vagabundus3 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Lyttoniidae
Collemataria gregaria3 Cooper and Grant 1974
Eolyttonia pocillata3 Cooper and Grant 1974
Eolyttonia circularis3 Cooper and Grant 1974
Loxophragmus ellipticus3 Cooper and Grant 1974
 Productida - Hercosiidae
Hercosia uddeni3 Bose 1916
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia laqueata3 Cooper and Grant 1974
 Orthotetida - Meekellidae
Meekella calathica3 Cooper and Grant 1974
Niviconia globosa n. gen.3 King 1931
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia spicata3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita sp.3 Brown 1849
Composita bucculenta3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
Texarina wordensis3 King 1931
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
Chondronia bella3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Dielasma perplexum3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
Metriolepis carotica3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Neospirifer mansuetus3 Cooper and Grant 1976
Cartorhium latum3 King 1931
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Neophricadothyris bullata" = Permophricodothyris bullata3
"Neophricadothyris bullata" = Permophricodothyris bullata3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Tautosia pulchra3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Rhynchonellida - Pontisiidae
Antronaria speciosa3 Cooper and Grant 1976
Anteridocus erugatus3 Cooper and Grant 1976
Anteridocus gongylus3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora hebetata3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma triquetrum3 Cooper and Grant 1976
Stenoscisma doricranum3 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Orthida - Enteletidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Rhipidomella hispidula3 Cooper and Grant 1976
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Girtypecten sublaqueatus5 Girty 1909 scallop
Gastropoda
 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) "sp. 1"" = Orthonychia6
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) "sp. 1"" = Orthonychia6 Hall 1843 snail
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
Platyzona anguispira n. sp.2 Batten 1989 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Knightites (Retispira) girtyi" = Retispira lyelli7
"Knightites (Retispira) girtyi" = Retispira lyelli7 Gemmellaro 1889 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae
Tapinotomaria rugosa1 Batten 1956 snail
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
"Conularia leonardensis" = Paraconularia leonardensis4
"Conularia leonardensis" = Paraconularia leonardensis4 Finks 1955 jellyfish