Blu Mont Hill, near Manhattan (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Riley County, Kansas (39.2° N, 96.6° W: paleocoordinates 1.4° S, 28.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hughes Creek Shale Member (Foraker Formation), Gzhelian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

• 3 inches of brown shale on top of the upper fusulinid bed of the Hughes Creek shale, just below the base of the Long Creek limestone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, brown shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Donald McLaren

• Repository: University of Kansas Geological Museum

Primary reference: H. W. Miller and R. J. Mann. 1958. Petalodus (Bradyodont) from the Permian of Kansas and Oklahoma. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 61:97-103 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132336: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodontidae indet. Newberry and Worthen 1866 chimaera