181-T-5. Millsap-Brazos road, 1/10th mile south of Goen Cemetary (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as 5.5 miles west of Millsap Was: Miller's giant scaphopod from the Pennsylvanian of Texas

Where: Palo Pinto County, Texas (32.7° N, 98.1° W: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 34.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fusulina haworthi foram zone, Goen Shale Member (Grindstone Creek Formation), Desmoinesian (313.8 - 305.9 Ma)

• Stratigraphy given may be out of date. Specimen came from a shale member of the Millsap Lake Fm. between the Goen LS member and the Santo LS member.

•(Stratigraphy since updated: was Millsap Lake within Strawn Group; now

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. B. Plummer and J. Hornberger. 1935. Geology of Palo Pinto County, Texas. Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 3554:1-240 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11100: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Chad Ferguson on 13.07.2001, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Only gastropods entered because the taxonomy is badly outdated. The rest of the list is:

•Foraminifera

•Ammodiscus incertus (d'Orbigny)

•Deckerella laheei Cushman and Waters

•Cornuspira cf. involvens (Reuss)

•Earlandia perparva H. J. Plummer

•Endothyra pauciloculata Cushman and Waters

•Endothyranella powersi (Harlton)

•Glyphostomella triloculina (Cushman and Waters)

•Globivalvulina biserialis Cushman and Waters

•Wedekindella euthusepta (Henbest)

•Fusulina haworthi (Beede)

•Fusulina cf. euryteines Thompson

•Porifera

•Fissispongia tortacloaca (R. H. King)

•Wewokella solida Girty

•Anthozoa

•Lophophyllum profundum (Milne-Edwards and Haime)

•Campophyllum torquium (Owen)

•Campophyllum sp.

•Bryozoa

•Fistulipora nodulifera Meek

•Tabulipora sp.

•Polypora spinulifera Ulrich

•Rhombopora lepidodendroides Meek

•Rhombopora tabulata Ulrich

•Prismopora triangulata (White)

•Brachipoda

•Crania modesta White and St. John

•Derbya crassa (Meek and Hayden)

•Mesolobus inflexus (Girty)

•Echinoconchus knighti Dunbar and Condra

•Dictyoclostus hermosanus? (Girty)

•Marginifera muricatina Dunbar and Condra

•Isogramma millepunctata (Meek and Worthen)

•Squamularia perplexa (McChesney)

•Spirifer opirnus Hall

•Spirifer rockymontanus Marcou

•Neospiriier dunbari R. H. King

•Punctospirifer kentuckyensis (Shumard)

•Hustedia mormoni (Marcou)

•Pelecypoda

•Nucula anodontoides Meek

•Nuculopsis ventricosa (Hall)

•Yoldia glabra Beede and Rogers

•Myalina recurvirostris Meek and Worthen

•Astartella concentrica (McChesney)

Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia speciosa Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Araeonema virgatum Knight 1933 snail
"Euomphalus catilloides" = Amphiscapha catilloides Conrad 1842 snail
Euomphalus sp. Sowerby 1814 snail
Rhabdotocochlis "n. sp." Knight 1933 snail
 Euomphalina - Microdomatidae
"Yunnania subsinuata" = Amaurotoma subsinuata
"Yunnania subsinuata" = Amaurotoma subsinuata Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
"Actaeonina minuta" = Girtyspira minuta Stevens 1858 snail
Meekospira choctawensis Girty 1912 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
Pseudozygopleura "n. sp." Knight 1930 snail
Pseudozygopleura moorei Knight 1930 snail
Pseudozygopleura multicostata Meek and Worthen 1862 snail
Pseudozygopleura scitula Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
Hemizyga spp. Girty 1915 snail
 Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae
"Paleostylus "n. sp."" = Palaeostylus
"Paleostylus "n. sp."" = Palaeostylus Mansuy 1914 snail
 Heterostropha - Streptacididae
Streptacis "n. sp." Meek 1871 snail
 Heterostropha - Donaldinidae
Donaldina "n. sp." Knight 1933 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon crassus" = Waagenella crassus, "Bellerophon harrodi" = Pharkidonotus harrodi2, "Bucanopsis meekianus" = Retispira meekiana, "Bucanopsis kansasensis" = Retispira kansasensis, "Patellostium montfortianum" = Cymatospira montfortianus, Bucanopsis "n. sp."
"Bellerophon crassus" = Waagenella crassus Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
"Bellerophon harrodi" = Pharkidonotus harrodi2 Gurley 1883 snail
USNM Accession 221518
"Bucanopsis meekianus" = Retispira meekiana Shumard and Swallow 1858 snail
"Bucanopsis kansasensis" = Retispira kansasensis Shumard 1858 snail
"Patellostium montfortianum" = Cymatospira montfortianus Norwood and Pratten 1855 snail
Bucanopsis "n. sp." Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites nodocarinatus Hall 1858 snail
Euphemites blaneyanus McChesney 1859 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
"Bucanopsis ourayensis" = Patellostium ourayensis
"Bucanopsis ourayensis" = Patellostium ourayensis Gurley 1884 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
"Angyomphalus moniliferus" = Colpites monilifera
"Angyomphalus moniliferus" = Colpites monilifera White 1880 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Yvania scitula" = Dictyotomaria scitula, "Phanerotrema grayvillense" = Glabrocingulum grayvillense
"Yvania scitula" = Dictyotomaria scitula Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
"Phanerotrema grayvillense" = Glabrocingulum grayvillense Norwood and Pratten 1855 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia sp. d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Macrochilina regularis" = Soleniscus regularis, Soleniscus typicus, "Macrochilina paludinaeformis" = Strobeus paludinaeformis, "Macrochilina brevis" = Strobeus brevis, Cylindritopsis vaningeni
"Macrochilina regularis" = Soleniscus regularis Cox 1857 snail
Soleniscus typicus Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
"Macrochilina paludinaeformis" = Strobeus paludinaeformis Hall 1858 snail
"Macrochilina brevis" = Strobeus brevis White 1881 snail
Cylindritopsis vaningeni Knight 1931 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae
"Pleurotomaria beckwithiana" = Shansiella beckwithana, "Pleurotomaria carbonaria" = Shansiella carbonaria
"Pleurotomaria beckwithiana" = Shansiella beckwithana McChesney 1859 snail
"Pleurotomaria carbonaria" = Shansiella carbonaria Norwood and Pratten 1855 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae
"Orestes "n. sp."" = Phymatopleura, "Orestes nodosus" = Phymatopleura nodosa, "Yvania subconstricta" = Baylea subconstricta, "Pleurotomaria granulostriata" = Paragoniozona granulostriata
"Orestes "n. sp."" = Phymatopleura Girty 1939 snail
"Orestes nodosus" = Phymatopleura nodosa Girty 1912 snail
"Yvania subconstricta" = Baylea subconstricta Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
"Pleurotomaria granulostriata" = Paragoniozona granulostriata Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Prodentaliidae
"Dentalium (Antalis) raymondi" = Prodentalium raymondi1
"Dentalium (Antalis) raymondi" = Prodentalium raymondi1 Young 1942 tusk shell