Bryozoa from the Deseret limestone, Locality 11034, Utah Co., UT (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Where: Utah County, Utah (40.2° N, 111.7° W: paleocoordinates 5.7° S, 47.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Deseret Formation, Osagean to Osagean (353.8 - 336.0 Ma)

• upper Osagean and lower Meramecian. The author states that the Deseret limestone is composed of three members (upper, middle, lower). However, he does not specify which member the collection was made from.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: phosphatic, black shale and gray, blue, silty, sandy, cherty/siliceous limestone

• The lower member, a black phophatic shale with minor amounts of cherty limestone, ranges from 10 to 150 feet thick. The middle member is 450 feet thick and made up of blue-gray sandy to silty or cherty limestone. The upper member is a coquinoid limestone with some beds of fine-grained and medium-grained 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 41292: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by James Bonelli on 10.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Fenestrata -