Conglomerate Mesa Buildup (Permian of the United States)

Where: California (36.5° N, 117.8° W: paleocoordinates 11.4° N, 40.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Owens Valley Group, Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified wackestone and lithified packstone

• Carbonate buildup formed on an uplift comprised of an Upper Carboniferous-lowermost Permian deepwater limestone sequence

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. K. Rigby, G. A. Linder, and C. H. Stevens. 2004. A new occurrence of the "Hydrozoan" Radiotrabeculopora reticulata Fan, Rigby, and Zhang, 1991 in the Permian of California. Journal of Paleontology 78(2):410-413 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90009: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.06.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Disjectoporidae
  - Nigriporellidae