Quarry near Amerovo on the Klyaz'ma River, Moscow Region (Carboniferous of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (55.9° N, 38.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° N, 31.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gzhelian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

• Stratotype for the Dobryatino Horizon (former Amerovo Horizon)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, yellow dolomite

• Shallow-water facies.
• Pale, yellow, and orange, medium- and thick-plated secondary dolomites.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Fossel fauna collected over many years, partly donated by amateur collectors.

Primary reference: I. S. Barskov and P. E. Morozov. 1996. Chiton (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) from the Upper Carboniferous of the Moscow Region. Paleontological Journal 30(5):493-496 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51474: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 06.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productidae
Reticulatia sp. Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960
listed as "Reticulata sp."
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Orthotetida - Meekellidae
Meekella eximia Eichwald 1845
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
Laioporella modesta Ivanova 1975
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Martinia sp. M'Coy 1844
Bivalvia
  -
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
Palaeolima sp. Hind 1903 file clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Actinopteria sp. Hall 1884 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pteronites sp. McCoy 1842 oyster
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia sp. de Koninck 1841 clam
 Pholadomyida -
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus sp. Sowerby 1814 snail
 Euomphalina - Microdomatidae
Amaurotoma kljasmensis Sinelnikova 1970 snail
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
"Goniasma fisheri" = Goniasma fischeri
"Goniasma fisheri" = Goniasma fischeri Stuckenberg 1905 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon sp. de Montfort 1808 snail
Knightites sp. Moore 1941 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae
Glaphyrites sp. Ruzhencev 1936 ammonite
 Nautilida - Ephippoceratidae
 Nautilida - Tainoceratidae
Tainoceras trautscholdi Waagen 1879 nautiloid
Polyplacophora
 Neoloricata - Lepidopleuridae
Chondrichthyes
  -
Simmorius sp. cartilaginous fish
teeth
 Eugeneodontiformes -
Campodus sp. de Koninck 1844 chimaera
teeth