C10. Valcour Island, Valcour Fm. (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Clinton County, New York (44.6° N, 73.4° W: paleocoordinates 28.1° S, 54.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Valcour Formation (Chazy Group), Chazy (466.0 - 457.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; blue limestone

• Layers of very hard magnesian limestone, fairly coarse-grained, buff of the weathered surface and blue on a fresh fracture three or four inches from the surface.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. E. Raymond. 1906. The Chazy Formation and its fauna. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 3(4):498-596 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 172250: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 31.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida -
Eurychilina latimarginata Raymond 1905 ostracod