03-BN-9.0A (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Union County, Indiana (39.5° N, 84.9° W: paleocoordinates 25.3° S, 58.3° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Whitewater Formation), Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• C5 sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated, shelly/skeletal, gray packstone and lithified, gray mudstone

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Primary reference: S. M. Holland and M.E. Patzkowsky. 2007. Gradient ecology of a biotic invasion: biofacies of the type Cincinnatian Series (Upper Ordovician), Cincinnati, Ohio region, USA. Palaios 22:408-423 [S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72444: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 04.06.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene sp. Shirley 1936 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
Hiscobeccus capax Conrad 1842
Anthozoa
 Heliolitida - Coccoserididae
Protaraea richmondensis Foerste 1909 tabulate coral