AMNH310, Quebrada del Muerto, Amotape Mountains (Carboniferous to of Peru)

Where: Piura, Peru (4.4° S, 81.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° S, 57.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tarma Group, Bashkirian to Bashkirian (323.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Atokan = late Bashkirian or early Moscovian.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. D. Newell, J. Chronic, and T.G. Roberts. 1953. Upper Paleozoic of Peru. Geological Society of America Memoir 58:1-276 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41391: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 13.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
"Aviculopecten multiscalptus" = Heteropecten multiscalptus
"Aviculopecten multiscalptus" = Heteropecten multiscalptus Thomas 1928 scallop
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astartella meridionalis Thomas 1928 clam
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
"Nuculana browni" = Polidevcia browni
"Nuculana browni" = Polidevcia browni Thomas 1928 pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Euomphalus browni" = Amphiscapha browni
"Euomphalus browni" = Amphiscapha browni Thomas 1930 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
? Meekospira sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae