Bryozoa from the lower Great Blue limestone, Locality 11032, Tooele Co., UT (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Tooele County, Utah (40.5° N, 112.3° W: paleocoordinates 0.8° N, 43.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Great Blue limestone Formation, Chesterian (339.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• lower chesterian. This collection is from the lowest member of the Great Blue limestone.

Environment/lithology: fine-grained, medium limestone and sandstone

• 'The basal member of the Great Blue limestone is 400 feet thick and consists almost entirely of medium-to-fine-grained limestone together with a few lenses of sandstone'.

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 41261: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by James Bonelli on 09.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
 Fenestrata -