Soldier Canyon (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as BYU locality 11019

Where: Tooele County, Utah (40.5° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 41.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower Member (Manning Canyon Formation), Arnsbergian (326.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Late Chesterian-early Pennsylvanian. 'My collections were taken from the lower part of the Manning Canyon shale up to and including the Medial Limestone'.

•JA: sponge is from "deeply weathered shale immediately below the 'medial' limestone" and is "latest Chesterian" = Arnsbergian (Rigby 1959)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and argillaceous limestone

• 'The lower (Mississippian) part is characterized by clay shales with some limestones'.

•"argillaceous limestone" (Rigby 1959)

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: This collection is part of a larger collection housed at the Types and Stratigraphic Collection Repositories, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Primary reference: L. H. Burckle. 1960. Some Mississippian fenestrate bryozoa from central Utah. Journal of Paleontology 34(6):1077-1098 [M. Patzkowsky/J. Bonelli/J. Bonelli]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41204: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by James Bonelli on 08.07.2004, edited by John Alroy

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Taxonomic list

 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Octactinellida - Wewokellidae
Wewokella solida Girty 1911