Offshore zone -3, East Ridge Quadrangle, Little Chickamauga Creek (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Catoosa County, Georgia (34.9° N, 85.1° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 66.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• no information given

Environment/lithology: offshore; gray limestone and brown, argillaceous limestone

• medium-grained limestone, blue-gray or gray, interbedded with yellow, red, or (usually) brown argillaceous limestone. light brown to greenish-gray calcilutites are also present.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. T. Allen and J. G. Lester. 1957. Zonation of the Middle and Upper Ordovician strata in northwestern Georgia. Georgia State Division of Conservation, the Geological Survey Bulletin 66:1-104 [S. Holland/T. Hanson/T. Hanson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 32808: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Tori Hanson on 15.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena planumbona Hall 1847
 Cryptostomida -
Rhinidictya sp. Ulrich 1882
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Stauriidae
Favistella sp. Dana 1846 horn coral