Hill, 2.2 km WNW of Bisani (Carboniferous to of Mexico)

Where: Sonora, Mexico (30.7° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 10.6° S, 55.6° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Represo Formation, Kinderhookian to Kinderhookian (358.9 - 343.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, concretionary, shelly/skeletal, brown, gray, cherty/siliceous limestone and chert

• limestone, dark gray, mostly fine-grained, bedding up to 1 ft, 75% reddish-brown weathering chert in nodules and beds occassional streaks of coarse fossil debris such as criquina.

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: surface (in situ), chemical, mechanical,

• "Difficult macrofossils" checkbox selected based on the statement of finding criquina.

Primary reference: W. H. Easton, J. E. Sanders, J. B. Knight and A. K. Miller. 1958. Mississippian fauna in northwestern Sonora, Mexico. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 119(3):1-87 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5616: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 05.11.1999, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida -
Bellerophontoidea indet. M'Coy 1851 snail
 Cyrtoneritida - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia Hall 1843 snail
sgn. (Orthonychia) sp. A
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras (Platyceras) sp. Conrad 1840 snail
sgn. (Platyceras) sp. A
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus, "Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus Sowerby 1814 snail
sgn. (Euomphalus) sp. A
"Straparollus (Euomphalus) sp." = Euomphalus Sowerby 1814 snail
sgn. (Euomphalus) sp. B
 Euomphalina -
"Phanerotinus cf. paradoxus" = Serpulospira paradoxus
"Phanerotinus cf. paradoxus" = Serpulospira paradoxus Winchell 1863 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Rhineoderma cf. nystii de Koninck 1883 snail
Baylea sp. de Koninck 1881 snail
Baylea aff. yvanii Léveillé 1835 snail
 Murchisoniina - Phymatopleuridae
Borestus sp. Thomas 1940 snail
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Conocardiidae
Conocardium sp. Bronn 1835
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sulcatus Weller 1906 clam
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena cooperi n. sp. Easton et al. 1958
 Strophomenida - Rugosochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Pulsiidae
Schellwienella umbonata n. sp. Easton et al. 1958
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Beecheriidae
Beecheria sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
Girtyella sp. Weller 1911
? Girtyella sp. Weller 1911
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita obesa Easton et al. 1958
Cleiothyridina sp. Buckman 1906
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia circularis Miller 1892
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
? Tylothyris sp. North 1920
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Rhynchonellida -
Dorsisinus louisianensis n. gen. Weller 1914
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Punctospirifer sulcifer n. sp. Easton et al. 1958
Punctospirifer globosa Easton et al. 1958
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sulcata n. sp. Easton et al. 1958
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae
Cystelasma invaginatum n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
 Stauriida - Palaeosmiliidae
Koninckophyllum sp. Thomson and Nicholson 1876 horn coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
"Lithostrotionella confluens n. sp." = Stelechophyllum microstylum
"Lithostrotionella confluens n. sp." = Stelechophyllum microstylum White 1880 horn coral
 Stauriida - Bothrophyllidae
Caninophyllum sonorense n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathopsidae
Caninia sp. Michelin 1840 horn coral
Caninia corniculum Easton 1944 horn coral
 Stauriida - Laccophyllidae
Trochophyllum (Trochophyllum) sp., "Trochophyllum (Barrandeophyllum) sp." = Barrandeophyllum
Trochophyllum (Trochophyllum) sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
sgn. (Trochophyllum)
"Trochophyllum (Barrandeophyllum) sp." = Barrandeophyllum Pocta 1902 horn coral
sgn. (Barrandeophyllum)
 Stauriida - Cyathaxoniidae
Cyathaxonia cordillerensis n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
 Stauriida - Hapsiphyllidae
Neozaphrentis tenella Easton 1944 horn coral
 Stauriida - Antiphyllidae
Rotiphyllum vesiculosum n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
Rotiphyllum occidentale n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentoididae
"Triplophyllites (Homalophyllites) sp." = Homalophyllites, Triplophyllites (Homalophyllites) circularis n. sp.
"Triplophyllites (Homalophyllites) sp." = Homalophyllites Easton 1944 horn coral
sgn. (Homalophyllites)
Triplophyllites (Homalophyllites) circularis n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 horn coral
sgn. (Homalophyllites)
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum subramosum n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. n. sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
sp. A
Syringopora sp. n. sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
sp. B
Syringopora tubifera n. sp. Easton et al. 1958 tabulate coral