Locality A-1695, University of AK Museum (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Alaska (62.1° N, 155.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.4° N, 33.4° W)

When: Gzhelian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

• Rocks at the locality are exposed as talus rubble.

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified, fine-grained, cherty/siliceous mudstone and lithified lime mudstone

• The Alaska specimens were collected from interbedded fine-grained, siliceous cemented, clastic rocks and lime mudstones that form the uppermost beds within an unnamed argillite and chert unit.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: G. Hahn, R. B. Blodgett, and W. G. Gilbert. 1985. First recognition of the Gshelian (Upper Pennsylvanian) trilobite Brachymetopus Pseudometopina Gauri and Ramovs in North America; and a description of accompanying trilobites from west-central Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 59(1):27-31 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 100287: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 07.12.2010

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Aulacopleurida - Brachymetopidae
Brachymetopus pseudometopina Gauri and Ramovs 1964 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
? Pseudophillipsia (Carniphillipsia) "sp. A" Hahn and Brauckmann 1975 trilobite
? Pseudophillipsia (Carniphillipsia) "sp. B" Hahn and Brauckmann 1975 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida -
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Productida -
"Chonetida indet." = Chonetidina
"Chonetida indet." = Chonetidina Muir-Wood 1955
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida -
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetracameridae
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida -
Pectinoidea indet. Rafinesque 1815 scallop
 Pectinida - Limipectinidae
? Acanthopecten sp. Girty 1903 scallop
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Fenestrata -
Fenestrata indet. Astrova and Morozova 1956
unclassified
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