Where: Cherokee County, Oklahoma (35.6° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 8.5° S, 32.5° W)
• coordinate stated in text
When: Barytichisma (coral) zone, Wapanucka Limestone Formation, Morrowan (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)
• The Morrowan Wapanucka Limestone underlies the Atoka Group (Middle Pennsylvanian)
•and overlies the Caney Shale (Upper Mississippian).
•The Morrow Formation of Sutherland & Henry, "grainstone-shale member in lower part of Morrow Formation."
Environment/lithology: marine; ooidal, sandy limestone and ferruginous, calcareous, cherty/siliceous sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by Moore and Strimple; Rowett and Sutherland; reposited in the OU, SUI
Primary reference: R. K. Pabian and W. J. Rushlau. 2002. Taphonomic Analysis and Systematic Descriptions of Some Late Pennsylvanian and Early Permian Crinoids from Southeastern Nebraska, Eastern Kansas and Southwestern Iowa. Geological Survey Papers 20 [J. Alroy/B. Mamo] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 128973: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Briony Mamo on 19.06.2012
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