Hall's Lorraine Locality (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Jefferson County, New York (43.8° N, 76.0° W: paleocoordinates 26.7° S, 53.4° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Climacograptus americanus graptolite zone, Flat Creek Formation, Shermanian (457.3 - 449.6 Ma)

• M5A-B on strat scale of Holland & Patzkowsky

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 157341: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
"Murchisonia gracilis" = Hormotoma gracilis
"Murchisonia gracilis" = Hormotoma gracilis Hall 1847 snail
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
"Bellerophon cancellatus n. sp." = Sinuites cancellatus
"Bellerophon cancellatus n. sp." = Sinuites cancellatus Hall 1847 snail
 Cyrtonellida - Cyrtolitidae
Cyrtolites ornatus Conrad 1838