Bryozoa from the upper Humbug Formation, Locality 11031, Tooele Co., UT (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Tooele County, Utah (40.6° N, 112.5° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° S, 47.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: upper Member (Humbug Formation), Meramecian (345.0 - 336.0 Ma)

• upper Meramecian

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments and dolomite

• 'The Humbug Formation includes intercalated limestone, orthoquartzite sandstone, and dolomite. It is more than 2100 feet thick on Stansbury Island but thins to the east and south. There the formation averages about 600 feet thick'.

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 41226: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by James Bonelli on 09.07.2004

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