Burlington Limestone, White Chert Beds (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Missouri (39.4° N, 91.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.8° S, 37.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dolbee Creek Member (Burlington Formation), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• lower Burlington, White Chert Beds; Cryptoblastus melo zone. PJW: White Chert beds are part of the Dolbee Creek member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified chert

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J.L. Carter. 1968. New genera and species of Early Mississippian brachiopods from the Burlington Limestone. Journal of Paleontology 42(5):1140-1152 [S. Peters/S. Peters]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 65693: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 24.09.2006, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Philhedra sp. Koken 1889
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotetradidae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetracameridae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
"Amesopleura mundula" = Voiseyella
"Amesopleura mundula" = Voiseyella
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Terebratulida - Beecheriidae
 Athyridida - Retziidae
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
 Athyridida - Meristidae
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Orthotetida - Pulsiidae
 Strophomenida - Anopliidae
 Strophomenida - Rugosochonetidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Sentosiidae
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Conocardiidae
Conocardium spinalatum n. sp.1 Rowley 1900
Blastoidea
 Granatocrinida - Granatocrinidae
Cryptoblastus melo2 Owen and Shand 1850 blastoid