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USNM728, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains (Permian of the United States)

Where: Texas (31.9° N, 104.8° W: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 33.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Getaway Member (Cherry Canyon Formation), Roadian (272.5 - 268.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1972. Permian brachiopods of west Texas, I. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 14:1-231 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 101767: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.01.2011

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