SU 3172-3 (Triassic of the United States)

Where: Nevada (39.8° N, 117.8° W: paleocoordinates 16.6° N, 53.7° W)

When: Hoyt Canyon Formation, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by S.W. Muller and N.J. Silberling in 1953

Primary reference: J. A. Grant-Mackie and N. J. Silberling. 1990. New Data on the Upper Triassic Bivalve Monotis in North America, and the New Subgenus Pacimonotis. Journal of Paleontology 64(2):240-254 [G. Stanley/H. Shepherd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140033: authorized by George Stanley, entered by Hannah Shepherd on 27.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Monotidae
Monotis (Monotis) haueri Kittl 1912 scallop
USNM 425073, 425074, 425075