Wewoka Shale Station 2006: Moscovian, Oklahoma
collected by G. H. Girty, J. A. Taff, G. I. Adams, R. D. Mesler

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Lophospiridae
Worthenia tabulata (Conrad 1835)
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Schizostoma catilloides (Conrad 1842)
recombined as Amphiscapha catilloides
Gastropoda - Sphaerodomidae
Sphaerodoma gracilis
Gastropoda - Meekospiridae
Meekospira choctawensis (Girty 1912)
Meekospira peracuta choctawensis
Gastropoda - Pseudozygopleuridae
Holopea peoriensis (Worthen 1884)
recombined as Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) peoriense
Zygopleura ? multicostata (Meek and Worthen 1862)
recombined as Pseudozygopleura multicostata
Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon wewokanus (Girty 1912)
Bellerophon crassus wewokanus
Pharkidonotus percarinatus (Conrad 1842)
Bellerophon meekiana (Shumard and Swallow 1858)
recombined as Retispira meekiana
Patellostium montfortianum (Norwood and Pratten 1855)
recombined as Cymatospira montfortianus
Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemus carbonarius (Cox 1857)
recombined as Euphemites carbonarius
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Phanerotrema grayvillensis (Norwood and Pratten 1855)
recombined as Glabrocingulum grayvillense
Trepospira depressa (Cox 1857)
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Meekospira bella (Walcott 1884)
recombined as Bellazona bella
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
Sphaerodoma aff. regularis (Cox 1857)
recombined as Soleniscus regularis
Bulimorpha inornata (Meek and Worthen 1866)
synonym of Soleniscus regularis
Sphaerodoma primigenia (Conrad 1835)
recombined as Strobeus primogenius
Sphaerodoma paludiniformis (Hall 1858)
recombined as Strobeus paludinaeformis
Sphaerodoma ventricosa (Hall 1858)
synonym of Strobeus paludinaeformis
Sphaerodoma intercalaris (Meek and Worthen 1860)
recombined as Strobeus intercalaris
Ianthinopsis gouldiana n. sp. Girty 1912
Girty 1912
recombined as Strobeus gouldiana
Sphaerodoma brevis (White 1881)
recombined as Strobeus brevis
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
Zygopleura ? parva (Cox 1857)
recombined as Palaeozygopleura parva
Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae
Orestes nodosus Girty 1912
recombined as Phymatopleura nodosa
Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Daraelitidae
? Pronorites sp. Mojsisovics 1882
    = Daraelites girtyi n. sp. Plummer and Scott 1937
Plummer and Scott 1937
recombined as Boesites girtyi
Crinoidea informal stems group A
Crinoidea informal stems group B
Eupachycrinus verrucosus
Eupachycrinus sp. Meek and Worthen 1865
? Cromyocrinus sp. Trautschold 1867
Crinoidea - Catacrinidae
Delocrinus hemisphericus
? Delocrinus sp. Miller and Gurley 1890
? Poteriocrinus sp. Worthen 1875
? Scaphiocrinus sp. Whidborne 1898
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Oklahoma County:Hughes
Coordinates: 35.0° North, 96.4° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:7.4° South, 32.6° West
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Carboniferous Epoch:Middle Pennsylvanian
Stage:Moscovian 10 m.y. bin:Carboniferous 4
Key time interval:Moscovian
Age range of interval:315.20000 - 307.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: "middle shale of the Wewoka formation, from 25 to 75 feet below the sandstone"
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:shelly/skeletal,blue poorly lithified "shale"
Lithology description: "soft fossiliferous blue shale... remarkable for the abundant and perfectly preserved fossil shells which it contains"
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body,replaced with hematite,replaced with other
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Collection methods:surface (float),field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:USNM
Collectors:G. H. Girty, J. A. Taff, G. I. Adams, R. D. Mesler
Collection method comments: "free specimens, which have weathered out of the shales"
Taxonomic list comments:groups other than echinoderms have not been entered yet but are described in detail by Girty
Database number:90784
Authorizer:J. Alroy, P. Wagner, M. Clapham Enterer:J. Alroy, P. Wagner, M. Clapham
Modifier:M. Clapham Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2009-08-17 12:10:14 Last modified:2012-06-12 23:08:36
Access level:the public Released:2009-08-17 12:10:14
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

15946. G. H. Girty. 1915. The fauna of the Wewoka Formation of Oklahoma. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 544:1-353 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

15945 G. H. Girty. 1912. On some new genera and species of Pennsylvanian fossils from the Wewoka Formation of Oklahoma. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 21(2):119-156 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
41989 F. B. Plummer and G. Scott. 1937. Upper Paleozoic ammonites in Texas. The University of Texas Bulletin 3701:1-516 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]