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Lewiston locality (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Mission creek quarry, reef 62

Where: Nez Perce County, Idaho (46.3° N, 116.7° W: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 54.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mission Creek Limestone Member (Martin Bridge Formation), Sevatian (212.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• early Sevatian according to Gnomohalorites cordilleranus

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; blue limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: recrystallized, replaced with silica

Reposited in the UMMP

Collection methods: chemical,

Primary reference: D. F. Squires. 1956. A New Triassic Coral Fauna from Idaho. American Museum Novitates (1797)1-27 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/S. Kolbe] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38377: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 21.04.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling, Sarah Kolbe and Uta Merkel

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