Carbonate bank community, Edwardsville Fm. (Carboniferous to of the United States)

Where: Indiana (39.3° N, 86.3° W: paleocoordinates 18.1° S, 32.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Edwardsville Formation, Chadian to Chadian (345.3 - 342.8 Ma)

• "Mid. Miss. (upper Osage)"

•JA: the late Osagean is Chadian and Arundian

Environment/lithology: delta plain; sandstone

• "Coarse to fine, poorly sorted crinoidal sands. Delta platform, carbonate bank, bioherms. BA3"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. I. Ausich, T. W. Kammer, and N.G. Lane. 1979. Fossil communities of the Borden (Mississippi) delta in Indiana and northern Kentucky. Journal of Paleontology 53:1182-1196 [G. Webster/G. Webster/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 558: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Mike Sommers on 14.01.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Ausich et al. 1979. W.I. Ausich, 1983. Component concept for the study of paleocommunities with an example from the early Carb. f southern Indiana (USA) PaleoPaleoPaleo 44:251-282"
Trilobita
 Proetida -
Proetida indet. Fortey and Owens 1975 trilobite
misc. trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Anopliidae
? Subglobosochonetes sp.
originally entered as "? Subglobosochonetes sp."
 Orthotetida - Orthotetidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Cleiothyridina sp. Buckman 1906
2 species
Composita sp. Brown 1849
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Punctospirifer sp. North 1920
 Spiriferida - Imbrexiidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
Spirifer sp. Sowerby 1818
 Spiriferida - Brachythyrididae
Brachythyris sp. M'Coy 1844
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
Tylothyris sp. North 1920
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora sp. King 1865
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia sp. Hall 1860 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras sp. Conrad 1840 snail
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
Thamniscus sp. King 1849
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Fenestrata -
 Cystoporida - Cystodictyonidae
Cystodictya sp. Ulrich 1882
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Cheilotrypa sp. Ulrich 1884
Fistulipora sp. McCoy 1850
 Cryptostomata -
Taeniodictya sp.
originally entered as "Taenodictya sp."
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
stenoporoid
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Saffordotaxis sp. Bassler 1952
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
 Cystoporata -
Chondrichthyes
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Chomatodus sp. Agassiz 1838 chimaera
Gnathostomata
  -
? Osteichthyes indet. bony fish
fish plates - originally entered as "? Osteichthyes indet."
Holothuroidea
  -
Holothuroidea indet. de Blainville 1834 sea cucumber
holothuroids
Stelleroidea
  -
"Stelleroidea indet." = Asterozoa
"Stelleroidea indet." = Asterozoa von Zittel 1895
misc. stelleroids
Asteroidea
  - Neopalaeasteridae
Neopalaeaster sp. Schuchert 1914 sea star
originally entered as "Neopaleaster sp."
Blastoidea
 Spiraculata -
Granatocrinus sp.
originally entered as "Grantocrinus sp."
Echinoidea
  -
Echinoidea indet. Leske 1778 sea urchin
echinoid
Crinoidea
 Disparida -
Disparida indet. Sea lily
allagecrinid
 Calceocrinida - Calceocrinidae
Halysiocrinus sp. Ulrich 1886 Sea lily
 Disparida -
Catillocrinus sp. Shumard 1886 Sea lily
 Disparida - Synbathocrinidae
Synbathocrinus sp. Phillips 1836 Sea lily
 Cladida -
Cladida indet. Sea lily
poteriocrine
Abrotocrinus sp. Miller and Gurley 1890 Sea lily
 Taxocrinida -
Onychocrinus sp. Lyon and Cassidy 1860 Sea lily
 Sagenocrinida -
 Cladida - Botryocrinidae
Barycrinus sp. Meeke and Worthen 1868 Sea lily
5 species
 Cyathocrinida - Cyathocrinitidae
Cyathocrinites sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily
3 species
 Dendrocrinida - Scytalocrinidae
Hypselocrinus sp. Kirk 1942 Sea lily
 Cladida -
? Springericrinus sp. Jaekel 1918 Sea lily
originally entered as "? Springericrinus sp."
Adinocrinus sp. Kirk 1938 Sea lily
 Camerata - Rhodocrinidae
Gilbertsocrinus sp. Phillips 1836 Sea lily
 Camerata -
Monobathrida indet. Moore and Laudon 1943 Sea lily
monobathrid
 Monobathrida -
Macrocrinus sp. Jaekel 1895 Sea lily
Agaricocrinus sp. Austin 1851 Sea lily
Abatocrinus sp. Lane 1963 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Dichocrinidae
Dichocrinus sp. Munster 1839 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Actinocrinitidae
Actinocrinites sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily
2 species
 Monobathrida -
Alloprosallocrinus sp. Casseday and Lyon 1862 Sea lily
Paradichocrinus sp. Springer 1926 Sea lily
Amphoracrinus sp. Austin 1848 Sea lily
 Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae
Platycrinites sp. Miller 1821 Sea lily
3 species
 Monobathrida -
Dorycrinus sp. Roemer 1854 Sea lily
Eretmocrinus sp. Lyon and Casseday 1859 Sea lily
2 species
Demospongea
 Tetractinomorpha -
Belemnospongia sp. Ulrich 1889 demosponge
 Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae
Haplistion sp. Young and Young 1877 demosponge
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Pyrgiidae
Cladochonus sp. M'Coy 1847 tabulate coral
2 species
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Striatopora sp. Hall 1851 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Antiphyllidae
Rotiphyllum sp. Hudson 1942 horn coral
 Stauriida - Hapsiphyllidae
Amplexizaphrentis sp. Vaughan 1906 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathaxoniidae
Cyathaxonia sp. Michelin 1847 horn coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Amplexus sp. Sowerby 1814 horn coral