Buckskin Hill, Lodgepole Limestone (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Caribou County, Idaho (42.6° N, 111.9° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 47.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Woodhurst Member (Lodgepole Limestone Formation), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• Upper Kinderhookian to Lower Osegean is equivalent to Tournaisian according to Heckel and Clayton, 2006 (Geologica Acta 4:403-407)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, cherty/siliceous packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with silica

Collection methods: bulk, chemical

Primary reference: A. M. Christensen. 1999. Brachiopod Paleontology and Paleoecology of the Lower Mississippian Lodgepole Limestone in Southeastern Idaho. In S. S. Hughes, G. D. Thackray (eds.), Guidebook to the Geology of Eastern Idaho: Pocatello, Idaho Museum of Natural History 57-67 [N. Bonuso/P. Monarrez/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141457: authorized by Nicole Bonuso, entered by Pedro Monarrez on 27.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Strophomenata
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae