Brachiopods in Cienega Canyon
Image taken: 11/05/2012by: Dave McCraw
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
Brachiopods (Neospirfer) in limestone from the Bursum Formation near Cibola Spring on the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge. The Bursum formation here records the transition from a marine to a terrestrial depositional environment.
For more information, see:
Allen, B.D., Love, D.W., and McCraw, D.J., 2013, Uppermost Pennsylvanian Bursum Formation near Cibola Spring, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, New Mexico: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 89, p. 233-238.
Access to the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is restricted. A research permit was granted to work in this area.
Image posted: 02-15-2021
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