Salt River Canyon Locality (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Gila County County, Arizona (33.8° N, 110.5° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 56.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Beckers Butte Member (Martin Formation), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Teichert and Schopf (1958, p. 209): "Shale, dark, interbedded with dolomite. "

Environment/lithology: shale and dolomite

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: adpression, original carbon, replaced with silica

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: C. Teichert and J. M. Schop. 1958. A Middle or Lower Devonian Psilophyte Flora from Central Arizona and its Paleogeographic Significance. Journal of Geology 66:208-217 [W. Stein/J. Kao/J. Kao]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22756: authorized by Bill Stein, entered by Jenny Kao on 25.06.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Hostimella hostimensis
recurved tips of vascularized axis
Gingkophytopsis sp.
basal portion of leaf
Hostimella sp.
dichotomous axis
Yarravia sp.
sporangia
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Pteridopsida
 Schizaeales -
Convolutispora sp. Hoffmeister et al. 1955
spores
Microreticulatisporites
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Microreticulatisporites sp. PotoniƩ and Kremp 1954
spores
Converrucosisporites
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Converrucosisporites sp. PotoniƩ and Kremp 1954
spores
Cooksonia hemisphaerica
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