Ouray Limestone Fauna, Ouray Fm. (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Colorado (37.3° N, 108.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.4° S, 51.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Ouray Formation, Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• "uppermost Devonian (uppermost Famennian)"

Environment/lithology: marine; peloidal limestone

• "med to dark gray ls, contains beds of crinoid and pelletal debris, interbed stromatolites, some nodules and argillaceous content. shallow, rel. quiet marine"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. M. Kindle. 1909. The Devonian fauna of the Ouray Limestone. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 391:1-60 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 644: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Mike Sommers on 16.02.1999, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "Kindle, E.M. 1909. The Dev fauna of the Ouray Limestone. USGS Bull. 391, 60 pp."
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
Productella sp.
6 species
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
2 species
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
"Eunella sp." = Cranaena
"Eunella sp." = Cranaena Hall and Clarke 1893
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
Syringospira sp.
2 species
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
Spirifer sp. Sowerby 1818
5 species
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
2 species
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Crania sp. Retzius 1781
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
Mytilarca sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
2 species
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten sp. M'Coy 1851 scallop
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Leptodesma sp. Hall 1883 oyster
2 species
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Glossites sp. Hall 1885 clam
 Solenida - Orthonotidae
Orthonota sp. Conrad 1841 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus cf. eurekensis Walcott 1884 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
"Naticopsis (? Isonema) humlis" = Isonema
"Naticopsis (? Isonema) humlis" = Isonema snail
(Isonema) - originally entered as "? Naticopsis sp."
 Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae
"Naticopsis gigantea" = Floyda concentrica
"Naticopsis gigantea" = Floyda concentrica Webster 1905 snail
 Bellerophontida -
""Bellerophontoidea" indet." = Bellerophontoidea
""Bellerophontoidea" indet." = Bellerophontoidea M'Coy 1851 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
crinoid debris
Coleolus
  - Coleolidae
Coleolus sp. Hall 1879
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral