Pittsburg Landing (Idaho) (Jurassic of the United States)

Where: Idaho County, Idaho (45.7° N, 116.5° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 57.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coon Hollow Formation, Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• from "limestone lenses 1-3 m thick"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; shelly/skeletal reef rocks

• "vigorous wave action... shallow-water biostromes"; lithology dominated by coral colonies
• light-colored, impure, coralline limestone; wackestone to packestone, dominated by sublaminate encrusting corals

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: G. D. Stanley, Jr. and L. Beauvais. 1990. Middle Jurassic corals from the Wallowa terrane, west-central Idaho. Journal of Paleontology 64(3):352-362 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4901: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 29.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "tube worms" not identified but possibly serpulids
Bivalvia
  -
Platymya rockymontana Imlay 1967 clam
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus sp. Sowerby 1814 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Pronoella uintahensis Imlay 1964 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
"rare"
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Coenastraea hyatti Wells 1942 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecomeandra vallieri n. sp. Stanley and Beauvais 1990 stony coral