Quarry in northwestern Franklin County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Franklin County, Kansas (38.7° N, 95.4° W: paleocoordinates 2.3° S, 27.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Plattsmouth Limestone Member (Oread Formation), Gzhelian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: University of Kansas Natural History Museum

Primary reference: H. W. Miller. 1957. Petalodus jewetti, a new species of fossil bradyodont fish from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 60:82-85 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132334: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus jewetti n. sp. Miller 1957 chimaera