River Quarries, Covington, Fairview Fm. (Ordovician of the United States)

Also known as Now submerged by Ohio River Dam

Where: Kenton County, Kentucky (39.1° N, 84.5° W: paleocoordinates 26.2° S, 60.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fairmount Member (Fairview Formation), Maysvillian (450.2 - 449.6 Ma)

• Initially given as Lorraine Fm (206); however, Foerste 1924 says that this is the Fairmount Member of the Maysville Fm (which now is Fairview Fm).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal limestone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J., J.r. Pojeta. 1997. Claudeonychia babini nov. gen. et nov. sp. of Ordovician ambonychiid palecypods from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Géobios Mémoire Spécial 20:433-436 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155402: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 11.04.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
"Conradella bellula n. sp." = Phragmolites bellulus
"Conradella bellula n. sp." = Phragmolites bellulus Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
"Lophospira bowdeni" = Paupospira bowdeni
"Lophospira bowdeni" = Paupospira bowdeni Safford 1869 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Liospira micula Hall and Whitney 1862 snail