2135'. Well 3/4 mile north of Danceyville: Cassinian, Tennessee

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae
Orthambonites alabamensis (Ulrich and Cooper 1938)
recombined as Paralenorthis alabamensis
Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Archaeorthidae
Archaeorthis cf. costellata Ulrich and Cooper 1938
2132 - 2135
Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae
Leptella nevadensis Ulrich and Cooper 1936
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Tennessee County:Haywood
Coordinates: 37.4° North, 89.3° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:25.6° South, 76.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Ordovician Epoch:Early/Lower Ordovician
10 m.y. bin:Ordovician 1-2
Key time interval:Cassinian
Age range of interval:482.00000 - 470.00000 m.y. ago
Formation:Smithville Member:Black Rock
Local section:C. L. Maguire Inc Danceyville Local bed:2135 ft
Local order:top to bottom
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "limestone"
Environment:carbonate indet.
Modes of preservation:body,replaced with silica
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Collection methods:bulk,hydrochloric
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:USNM
Database number:210752
Authorizer:P. Wagner Enterer:P. Wagner
Modifier:P. Wagner Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2020-06-18 14:12:52 Last modified:2020-06-18 14:17:13
Access level:the public Released:2020-06-18 14:12:52
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

72775. G. A. Cooper. 1956. A New Upper Canadian Fauna from a Deep Well in Tennessee. Journal of Paleontology 30(1):29-34 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

11492 E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]