Granite Mountain South, bed 17 (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Juab County, Utah (39.6° N, 113.7° W: paleocoordinates 1.2° S, 47.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Goniatites americanus ammonoid zone, Camp Canyon Member (Chainman Formation), Asbian (339.4 - 336.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• distal foredeep/lower carbonate ramp
• row of elliptical hard blue grey concretions with ammonoids 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 134499: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Maxigoniatitidae
Bollandoceras occidentale Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Goniatitidae
Goniatites americanus Gordon 1971 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Berkhoceratidae
Kazakhoceras bylundi Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Dimorphoceratidae
Dimorphoceras rileyi n. sp. Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Girtyoceratidae
Calygirtyoceras confusionense Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite
Calygirtyoceras arcticum Gordon 1957 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Entogonitidae
Entogonites sp. Kittl 1904 ammonite
 Prolecanitida - Daraelitidae
Praedaraelites loeblichi Miller and Furnish 1940 ammonite