Glen Rose Limestone, Boerne, Texas (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Texas (29.8° N, 98.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.6° N, 59.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Glen Rose Limestone Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified, red claystone and lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• red clays and soft crinoidal limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Primary reference: R. E. Peck and W.T. Watkins. 1972. Comatulid crinoids from the Lower Cretaceous of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 46(3):410-414 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37835: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 25.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Comatulida -
Semiometra minuta Sea lily
Solanocrinites wertheimi Sea lily
S. (Decameros) wertheimi n.sp.