Offshore zone -6, Durham Quadrangle, McLemore Cove (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Walker County, Georgia (34.7° N, 85.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 66.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• nno information given

Environment/lithology: offshore; gray, argillaceous limestone

• Gray to blue-brown, argillaceous to lutitic, fine-grained crystalline limestone, sometimes with shale (frequently red-brown in color).

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 32882: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Tori Hanson on 16.07.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Ostracoda
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
Leperditia fabulites ostracod
(Conrad)
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Sowerbyella sp. Jones 1928
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
"Zygospira recurvirostris" = Anazyga recurvirostra
"Zygospira recurvirostris" = Anazyga recurvirostra Hall 1847
(Hall)
 Rhynchonellida - Ancistrorhynchidae
Ancistrorhyncha costata Ulrich and Cooper 1942
Ulrich & Cooper
 Orthida - Draboviidae
Pionodema subaequata Conrad 1843
(Conrad)
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Hesperorthis tricenaria Conrad 1843
(Conrad)
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Hebertella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospira sp. Whitfield 1886 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
Stenolaemata
 Cryptostomata - Stictoporellidae
Stictoporella sp. Ulrich 1882
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
Arthroclema armatum Ulrich 1890
Ulrich
 Trepostomata - Monticuliporidae
Prasopora sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1877
 Cryptostomida -
Rhinidictya sp. Ulrich 1882