Columbia [Warsaw Limestone] (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Monroe County, Illinois (38.4° N, 90.2° W: paleocoordinates 19.8° S, 36.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Warsaw Limestone Formation, Osagean (353.8 - 342.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Warsaw Limestone, for which lithostratigraphic relationships are not discussed. AGE: Mississippian in text; placed in Osagean. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Collection representative of formation in local area.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of previous entered collections.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Not stated. REPOSITORY: Not stated.

Primary reference: R. S. Bassler and B. Kellett. 1934. Bibliographic Index of Paleozoic Ostracoda. Geological Society of America Special Paper (1)1-500 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162328: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for Ostracoda. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, but with somewhat antiquated nomenclature, and specie-resolution identifications.
 Isorophida - Agelacrinitidae
 Platycopida - Paraparchitidae
Paraparchites nicklesi Ulrich 1891 ostracod
 Platycopida - Beyrichiopsidae
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
 Palaeocopida - Glyptopleuridae