USGS Coll. 28099-PC and 28479-PC (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Bangor Limestone, Faunal level 2, Franklin Co., Alabama

Where: Franklin County, Alabama (34.5° N, 87.8° W: paleocoordinates 16.1° S, 32.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Adetognathus unicornis conodont zone, Bangor Limestone Formation, Chesterian (339.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Upper Mississippian.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, gray, calcareous grainstone and shale

• "This area is near the southwestern shelf-margin of the East Warrior Platform."

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USGS

• These are USGS coll. 28099-PC (forams and conodonts) and USGS coll. 28479-PC (macrofauna).

Primary reference: T. H. Henry, M. Gordon, Jr., S. P. Schweinfurth and W. H. Gillespie. 1985. Significance of the Goniatite Bilingulites eliasi and associated biotas, Parkwood Formation and Bangor Limestone, Northeastern Alabama. Journal of Paleontolgy 59(5):1138-1145 [A. Miller/A. Webber]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2853: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Andrew Webber on 21.07.1999

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Taxonomic list

• The Bangor Limestone is described as having a sparse macrofauna; however, this list may not be complete.
Quasiarcgaediscus cf. clausiluminus
originally entered as "Quasiarcgaediscus cf. clausiluminus"
 Archaediscacea - Archaediscidae
Neoarchaediscus parvus
originally entered as "Neoarchaeodiscus parvus"
 Fusulinoidea - Eostaffellidae
Eostaffella paraendothyroidea
originally entered as "Eostafella paraendothyroidea"
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
Girtyella sp. Weller 1911
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Rhipidomella sp. n. sp.
"sp. n." - originally entered as "Rhipidomella sp. n."
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Idiognathodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
 Ozarkodinida -
Hindeodus minutus, "Gnathodus commutatus" = Lochriea commutata
"Gnathodus commutatus" = Lochriea commutata Branson and Mehl 1941 conodont
 Spiraculata - Pentremitidae