Loc. USGS 20377-PC, Rowland Quad. (Permian of the United States)

Where: Elko County, Nevada (41.8° N, 115.7° W: paleocoordinates 15.2° N, 35.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Wolfcamp (296.4 - 268.0 Ma)

• Unnamed limestone member overlies a conglomerate and underlies a sandstone; Wolfcampian age determined by fusulinid faunas

Environment/lithology: marine; grainstone

• Limestone thick-bedded, coarse-grained, dark gray on fresh surface weathering dark to light gray.

Reposited in the USGS

• Specimens collected from 6-10 inch coral bed about 162 feet above the base of the limestone unit on the east side of the hill. A few Caninia were seen within this bed of Cornwallia. Specimens collected by R. D. Hoare, 1958.

Primary reference: R. D. Hoare. 1964. Permian corals from Northern Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 38(3):496-504 [T. Olszewski/L. Fall/L. Fall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62234: authorized by Tom Olszewski, entered by Leigh Fall on 15.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Tabulata -
"Cornwallia tabularia n. gen. n. sp." = Cornwallatia tabularia
"Cornwallia tabularia n. gen. n. sp." = Cornwallatia tabularia Hoare 1964 tabulate coral