Curionia Association - Nevada (Jurassic of the United States)

Where: Nevada (38.0° N, 118.0° W: paleocoordinates 23.7° N, 55.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sunrise Formation, Early/Lower Jurassic (201.3 - 174.1 Ma)

• lowest few meters of the Sunrise Formation; Liassic

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; lithified, sandy siltstone

• allochthonous terrane
• terrigenous sandy siltsone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: R. A. Laws. 1982. Late triassic depositional environments and molluscan associations from west-central Nevada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 37(2-4):131-148 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37248: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 09.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida -
"Pectinacea "sp. 1"" = Pectinoidea
"Pectinacea "sp. 1"" = Pectinoidea Rafinesque 1815 scallop
sp. 1
 Cardiida - Neoleptonidae
Curionia sp. Ronchetti and Allasinaz 1965 clam