Cherry Creek Range CCR-8 (Permian of the United States)

Where: Elko County, Nevada (40.2° N, 114.8° W: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 35.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gerster Formation (Park City Group), Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• 8 feet above base of CCR section

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal, silty, cherty/siliceous wackestone

• very silty, cherty, skeletal wackestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: B. R. Wardlaw. 1977. The biostratigraphy and paleoecology of the Gerster Limestone (Upper Permian) in Nevada and Utah. U.S.G.S. Open File Report 77(470):1-125 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39435: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 29.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
"Ramose Bryozoa"
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
Derbyia sulca Branson 1930
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae