Cherry Creek Range CCR-893 (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

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• 893 feet above base of measured section

•originally entered as Wordian: changed to Capitanian on 19 September 2006

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; peloidal, shelly/skeletal, silty packstone

• silty, skeletal, pelletal packstone

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 39459: 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
 Productida - Aulostegidae
Ctenalosia fixata Cooper and Stehli 1955
 Productida - Productellidae
"Liosotella delicatula" = Anemonaria delicatula
"Liosotella delicatula" = Anemonaria delicatula Dunbar 1955
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita mira Girty 1899
 Terebratulida - Gillediidae
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Phrenophoria "n. sp. A" Cooper and Grant 1969