Wamp Spring, Unit 14 (Permian of the United States)

Where: Clark County, Nevada (36.7° N, 115.1° W: paleocoordinates 6.7° N, 40.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bird Spring Group, Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; shelly/skeletal, gray, argillaceous wackestone

• dark-gray weathering, platy argillaceous mud-supported biocalcarenite

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Primary reference: P. C. Mills and R. L. Langenheim Jr. 1987. Wolfcampian brachiopods from the Bird Spring Group, Wamp Spring area, Las Vegas Range, Clark County, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 61(1):32-55 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38838: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Fenestellid bryozoans rare, bifoliate bryozoan rare, productid brachiopod fragments abundant, possible nuculid bivalve rare, gastropod fragments rare, trilobite fragments rare, crinoid columnals and other echinoderm debris abundant
 Fusulinoidea - Schubertellidae
Schubertella kingi Dunbar and Skinner 1937
 Fusulinoidea - Schwagerinidae
Schwagerina spp. Moeller 1877