UCLA locality 4426, Indian Springs, Nevada (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Clark County, Nevada (36.6° N, 115.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 43.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bird Spring Formation, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; cherty/siliceous limestone

• Thin-bedded, platy siliceous limestone. Weathered surfaces are light brown to dark reddish-brown and fresh surfaces are gray. Nodular and disseminated chert is present throughout the beds, commonly concentrated near or around fossils.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. S. Beus and N. G. Lane. 1969. Middle Pennsylvanian fossils from Indian Springs, Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 43(4):986-1000 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39158: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) sp." = Orthonychia Hall 1843 snail
 Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Anomphalus sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Peruvispira boreala n. sp. Beus and Lane 1969 snail
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
"Fenestella tenax" = Rectifenestella tenax Ulrich 1888
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Fenestrata -
 Trepostomida - Stenoporidae
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
 Cyclostomata -
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
 Cladida - Catacrinidae
 Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae
Platycrinitidae indet. Bassler 1938 Sea lily
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productellidae
"Fimbriaria plummeri" = Fimbrinia
"Fimbriaria plummeri" = Fimbrinia
 Productida - Productidae
Buxtonia websteri n. sp., Kozlowskia splendens, "Retaria pseudantiquatonia n. sp." = Kutorginella
"Retaria pseudantiquatonia n. sp." = Kutorginella
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia sp. Waagen 1884
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Cleiothyridina sp. Buckman 1906
Composita sp. Brown 1849
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
 Spiriferida - Choristitidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Rhipidomella carbonaria Shumard and Swallow 1858
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidae
 Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae
Haplistion cf. sphaericum Finks 1960 demosponge