Bryozoa from the upper Great Blue limestone, Locality 11033, Tooele Co., UT (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Utah County, Utah (40.3° N, 112.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.6° N, 43.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Calls the upper member the "Long Trail member" of the Great Blue limestone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine-grained, medium limestone

• 'The upper member of the Great Blue limestone is almost entirely limestone. It is about 600 feet thick and is fine to medium grained and thin bedded'.

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 41263: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by James Bonelli on 09.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae