Carey black shale fauna, Carey Fm., Arbuckle Mtns. (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Murry County, Oklahoma (34.5° N, 97.2° W: paleocoordinates 11.8° S, 38.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Sand Branch Member (Carey Formation), Chesterian (335.5 - 323.2 Ma)

• "mid-upper Chester"

Environment/lithology: offshore; phosphatic, black shale

• "dark grey to black finely laminated to flaky non calc. shale. gypsum crystals, small phosphatic concretions, ls concretions w/fossils. shallow, restricted (abundant plant remains) BA1"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. K. Elias and G. C. Branson. 1959. Type section of the Carey Shale. Oklahoma Geological Survey Circular 52:1-24 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 584: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Mike Sommers on 19.01.1999, edited by Phil Novack-Gottshall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "M.K. Elias and G.C. Branson, 1959. Type section of the Carey Shale. OK Geol Surv Circular 52, 24 pp. M.K. Elias, 1956. Upper Miss and lower Penn fms. of south-central OK. In: Petroleum Geol of S. OK vol.1 AAPG pp.56-134."
Conodonta indet. conodont
numerous conodonts; originally entered as "Conodonta indet."
 Prioniodontida -
"? Ligonodina truncata" = Oulodus, "Hamulosodina brevis" = Oulodus, "Hamulosodina cooperi" = Oulodus
"? Ligonodina truncata" = Oulodus conodont
"Hamulosodina brevis" = Oulodus conodont
"Hamulosodina cooperi" = Oulodus conodont
 Prioniodontida - Prioniodinidae
"? Neoprioniodus brevifundus" = Idioprioniodus, "Neoprioniodus cf. federatus" = Idioprioniodus, "Neoprioniodus roundyi" = Idioprioniodus, "Prioniodella galea" = Prioniodina
"? Neoprioniodus brevifundus" = Idioprioniodus conodont
"Neoprioniodus cf. federatus" = Idioprioniodus conodont
"Neoprioniodus roundyi" = Idioprioniodus conodont
Neoprioniodus roundyi dividen and Neoprioniodus roundyi cf. parviden
"Prioniodella galea" = Prioniodina conodont
Prioniodella galea and Prioniodella galea uniden
 Prioniodontida - Balognathidae
 Ozarkodinida - Elictognathidae
"Solenodella multiden" = Elictognathus, "Solenodella uniden" = Elictognathus
"Solenodella multiden" = Elictognathus conodont
"Solenodella uniden" = Elictognathus conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Idiognathodontidae
 Ozarkodinida -
"Hindeodella bigeniculata" = Ozarkodina, "Hindeodella longissima" = Ozarkodina, "Hindeodella mehli" = Ozarkodina, Scaliognathus sp.
"Hindeodella bigeniculata" = Ozarkodina conodont
"Hindeodella longissima" = Ozarkodina conodont
"Hindeodella mehli" = Ozarkodina conodont
 Pectinida - Deltopectinidae
"Aviculopecten caneyanus" = Deltopecten caneyanus
"Aviculopecten caneyanus" = Deltopecten caneyanus Girty 1909 scallop
originally entered as "Aviculopecten sp."
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Caneyella wapanuckensis Girty 1909 oyster
originally entered as "Caneyella sp."
 Murchisoniina - Phymatopleuridae
? Worthenia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
originally entered as "? Worthenia sp."
 Euomphalina - Elasmonematidae
"? Macrocheilus micula" = Anematina micula
"? Macrocheilus micula" = Anematina micula Girty 1909 snail
originally entered as "Macrocheilus sp."
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
Naticopsis sp. M'Coy 1844 snail
originally entered as "Naticopsis sp."
 Oncocerida - Oncoceratidae
"? Cyrtorhizoceras hyattianum" = Cyrtorizoceras
"? Cyrtorhizoceras hyattianum" = Cyrtorizoceras
originally entered as "Cyrtorhizoceras sp."
 Goniatitida - Dimorphoceratidae
Trizonoceras typicale, "Trizonoceras lepidum" = Glyphiolobus lepidus
Trizonoceras typicale Girty 1909 ammonite
"Trizonoceras lepidum" = Glyphiolobus lepidus Girty 1909 ammonite
2 species; originally entered as "Tritonoceras sp."
 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
Eumorphoceras girtyi Elias 1956 ammonite
Eumorphoceras bisulcatum Girty 1909 ammonite
2 species; originally entered as "Eumorphoceras sp."
 Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae
"Cravenoceras (Richardsonites) richardsonianum" = Richardsonites richardsonianus
"Cravenoceras (Richardsonites) richardsonianum" = Richardsonites richardsonianus Girty 1909 ammonite
originally entered as "Cravenoceras sp."
 Nautilida - Trigonoceratidae
Discitoceras gratiosum nautiloid
originally entered as "Discitoceras sp."
 Actinocerida - Carbactinoceratidae
Rayonnoceras vaughanianum Girty 1909
originally entered as "Rayonnoceras sp."
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
""Orthoceras" wapanuckense" = Michelinoceras wapanuckense
""Orthoceras" wapanuckense" = Michelinoceras wapanuckense Girty 1909
originally entered as "Orthoceras sp."