USNM737a, Big Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains (Permian of the United States)

Where: New Mexico (32.0° N, 104.7° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° N, 33.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Capitan Formation, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1972. Permian brachiopods of west Texas, I. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 14:1-231 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 102622: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.01.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Phillipsiidae
Anisopyge perannulata1 Shumard 1858 trilobite
 Productida - Aulostegidae
Xenosteges umbonatus2 Cooper and Grant 1975
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Productida - Lyttoniidae
Collemataria spatulata2 Cooper and Grant 1974
 Orthotetida - Meekellidae
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia opsia2 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita affinis2 Girty 1909
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
Aneuthelasma amygdalinum2 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Spiriferinida - Sarganostegidae
Sarganostega pressa2 Cooper and Grant 1976
 Spiriferinida - Reticulariinidae
Reticulariina sp.2 Fredericks 1916
 Spiriferinida - Paraspiriferinidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae
Elivina compacta2 Girty 1909
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
"Crurithyris guadalupensis" = Orbicoelia guadalupensis2
"Crurithyris guadalupensis" = Orbicoelia guadalupensis2 Girty 1909
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Anomaloria anomala2 Cooper and Grant 1969
Astegosia subquadrata2 Girty 1909
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Tautosia elegans2 Girty 1909
Tautosia shumardiana2 Girty 1909
Strigirhynchia indentata2 Shumard 1859
 Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae
Fascicosta longaeva2 Girty 1909
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma trabeatum2 Cooper and Grant 1976