Hamilton Canyon, 95NVWP-16 (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: White Pine County, Nevada (39.3° N, 115.5° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° N, 46.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Goniatites eganensis ammonoid zone, Camp Canyon Member (Chainman Formation), Brigantian (336.0 - 326.4 Ma)

• sample 95NVWP-16 of bed 44, Gnathodus bilineatus bilineatus conodont zone, Lower Brigantian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• proximal foredeep
• limestone concretions in shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: D. Korn and A. L. Titus. 2011. Goniatites Zone (middle Mississippian) ammonoids of the Antler Foreland Basin (Nevada, Utah). Bulletin of Geosciences 86(1):107-196 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134449: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 08.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
Girtyoceras hamiltonense Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite