Montgomery Creek, Mecca Quarry shale (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Parke County, Indiana (40.5° N, 87.0° W: paleocoordinates 6.5° S, 23.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mecca Quarry Shale Member (Linton Formation), Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; black, gray shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: R. Zangerl and G. R. Case. 1973. Iniopterygia, a New Order of Chondrichthyan Fishes from the Pennsylvanian of North America. Fieldiana Geology Memoirs 6:1-67 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132225: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 10.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Iniopterygia - Sibyrhynchidae
Iniopera richardsoni Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish
FMNH PF6626, PF6624
Sibyrhynchus denisoni Zangerl and Case 1973 cartilaginous fish