Chinati Mountains, Presidio County (SUI coll) (Permian of the United States)

Where: Texas (29.9° N, 104.3° W: paleocoordinates 2.1° N, 34.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• Udden states that it comes from the "thin-bedded zone" of the Cibolo Formation but Skinner has recently shown that the beds which yielded it are much younger than the Cibolo Formation, with which they are in overthrust contact, and are of Capitan age.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SUI

Primary reference: C. Spinosa, W.M. Furnish, and B.F. Glenister. 1975. The Xenodiscidae, Permian ceratitoid ammonoids. Journal of Paleontology 49(2):239-283 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136216: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ceratitida - Paraceltitidae
Cibolites uddeni Plummer and Scott 1937 ceratite