Honaker Trail Formation, Moab, Utah, Unit 15 (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)

• 7 feet thick, ledge and slope former; "Late Pennsylvanian"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; bioturbated, gray, red, sandy dolomite

• Dolomite: sucrosic, sandy, red and gray; highly bioturbated

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 39996: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Arthropoda indet. Latreille 1829
Arthropod carapace
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus sp. de Montfort 1810 snail
 Ptychomphaloidea - Ptychomphalidae
Ptychomphalus sp. Agassiz 1839 snail
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Echinocrinus sp. Agassiz 1841 sea urchin