Honaker Trail Formation, Moab, Utah, Unit 7B (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Where: Grand County, Utah (38.6° N, 109.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.5° N, 37.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Honaker Trail Formation, Kasimovian to Kasimovian (307.0 - 298.9 Ma)

• Approximately 5 feet thick; "Late Pennsylvanian"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; intraclastic, gray limestone

• "open marine"
• Limestone: micritic, gray; solution breccia, intraformational conglomerate; thin bedded; cliff former; algae

Size class: macrofossils

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

Primary reference: R. A. Melton. 1972. Paleoecology and paleoenvironment of the upper Honaker Trail Formation near Moab, Utah. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 19(2):45-88 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39985: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Echinoidea
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Echinocrinus sp. Agassiz 1841 sea urchin
 Algae -