Cathedral Canyon (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: White Pine County, Nevada (39.1° N, 115.6° W: paleocoordinates 0.4° S, 48.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• 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 134646: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 11.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Goniatitida - Goniatitidae
Goniatites deceptus Korn and Titus 2011 ammonite