Z6A - Large Quarry, Gilmore City Limestone (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Pocahontas County, Iowa (42.8° N, 94.5° W: paleocoordinates 17.6° S, 37.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gilmore City Limestone Formation, Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)

• Kinderhookian; is equivalent to Tournaisian by Heckel and Clayton, 2006 (Geologica acta (4):403-407)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, dolomitic, blue limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. L. Carter. 1972. Early Mississippian Brachiopods from the Gilmore City Limestone of Iowa. Journal of Paleontology 46(4):473-491 [N. Bonuso/P. Monarrez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141610: authorized by Nicole Bonuso, entered by Pedro Monarrez on 29.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Athyridida - Retziidae
Eumetria iowensis Carter 1972
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae