Where: Meade County, South Dakota (44.2° N, 103.4° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 31.6° W)
When: Minnelusa Formation, Moscovian (315.2 - 307.0 Ma)
• Fossils were recovered from green and gray silty shale referred to as the Petrodus II bed by Elder (1993).
Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; gray, green, calcareous shale
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: acetic
• Repository: Bob Campbell Geology Museum (BCGM), Clemson University, South Carolina. Additional specimens are housed at the Musemum of Geology (SDSM), South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
•Collected during field trips by the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota.
Primary reference: D. J. Cicimurri and M. D. Fahrenbach. 2002. Chondrichthyes from the Upper Part of the Minnelusa Formation (Middle Pennsylvanian: Desmoinesian) Meade County, South Dakota. Proceedings of the south Dakota Academy of Science 81:81-92 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 132341: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.08.2012
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