61-ASn-226 (Ordovician to of the United States)

Where: Alaska (65.5° N, 167.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° N, 40.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Ordovician to Early/Lower Ordovician (485.4 - 458.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, massive, gray limestone and lithified, argillaceous limestone

• Contains scattered nodules and lenses of chert.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sainsbury in 1961

Primary reference: C. L. Sainsbury. 1969. Geology and Ore Deposits of the Central York Mountains, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1287:1-101 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 101838: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 04.01.2011

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisoniidae indet. Koken 1896 snail
 Pleurotomariida -
"Pleurotomariacea indet." = Pleurotomarioidea
"Pleurotomariacea indet." = Pleurotomarioidea Swainson 1840 snail