Corals, Sponges, and Bryozoa - Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX and Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Cnidaria, Class:Anthozoa Order: Tabulata

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Cnidaria, Class:Anthozoa Order: Rugosa

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Bryozoa, Class: Bryozoans

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Bryozoa, Class: Stenolaemata

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Conularlida, Class: Conularids

This Pennsylvanian Formation in Jacksboro around the dam contains and abundance of corals, especially the horn corals of the marine environment.  Below you will find some of the various types of coral found in this formation.  In addition, Bryozoa and Cornilaria are found here.  These are found with an abundance of crinoids and ammoniods common in the marine environment.  

In Bridgeport, Wise County, we find many of the same types of corals and Bryzoan.  

Jacksboro, Jack County, TX

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Tabulipora #261

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri #218

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri #277

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri  #277b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Cladochonus fragilis #220

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Cladochonus fragilis #268

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri  #423

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri  #423b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri #423b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Paracornularia magna #424

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Paraconularia magna #424b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Fenestella Bryzoa #441

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Fenestella Bryzoa #441b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Fenestella Bryzoa #441c

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Zaphrentoides gibsoni #444

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Zaphrentoides gibsoni#444b (reverse)

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Maeandrostia kansasensis w/ Tabulipora Bryozoan #450

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Maeandrostia kansasensis w/Tabulipora Bryozoan #450b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Girtyocoelia beedi #461

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Girtyocoelia beedi #461b

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Cladochonus fragilis #554

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum spinosum #555

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum spinosum #555

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum spinosum #555c

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

Fenestella Bryozoan #572

Finis Shale, Graham Formation

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

 
 

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Zaphrentoides wannense #456

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Zaphrentoides wannense #456b

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Zaphrentoides wannense #456c

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri #456d

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Lyphophyllidum plummeri #456e

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Fissispongia jacksboroensis (sponge) #470

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Fissispongia jacksboroensis (sponge) #470b

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

  Girtyocoelia beedi #461c   Salesville Shale Formation  Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Girtyocoelia beedi #461c

Salesville Shale Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX