Honaker Trail Formation, Moab, Utah, Unit 11E (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)

• 1 feet, 8 inches thick; "Late Pennsylvanian"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; shelly/skeletal, argillaceous limestone

• "open marine"
• Argillaceous, micritic skeletal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Corals identified with acetate peels

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 39990: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Massive
Echinoidea
  -
Echinocrinus sp. Agassiz 1841 sea urchin
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
 Productida - Productidae
"Dictyoclostus americanus" = Reticulatia americana
"Dictyoclostus americanus" = Reticulatia americana Dunbar and Condra 1932
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
"Chonetes granulifer" = Neochonetes granulifer
"Chonetes granulifer" = Neochonetes granulifer Owen 1852
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
? Derbyia sp. Waagen 1884
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidiidae
Lophophyllidium profundum Milne-Edward and Haime 1851 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathopsidae
Caninia torquia Owen 1852 horn coral