1205-M-middle (Jurassic to of the United States)

Where: Bonneville, Madison, Teton County, Idaho (43.7° N, 111.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.6° N, 54.7° W)

When: E Member (Twin Creek Limestone Formation), Middle Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained, gray, white, silty limestone

• Member E consists of fine-grained gray silty limestone that weathers light gray to white. Some of the limestone is thin bedded and weathers to elongate pencil-shaped splinters; it is interbedded with medium-bedded limestone that weathers to blocky-shaped pieces.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: M. H. Staatz and H. F. Albee. 1966. Geology of the Garns Mountain Quadrangle Bonneville, Madison, and Teton Counties, Idaho. United States Geological Survey Bulletin (1205) [A. Zaffos/E. Ito]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184618: authorized by Andrew Zaffos, entered by Erika Ito on 14.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Pronoella sp. Fischer 1887 clam