Soldier’s Home, 2.5 miles west of Dayton (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Montgomery County, Ohio (39.7° N, 84.3° W: paleocoordinates 24.3° S, 54.4° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Distomodus staurognathoides conodont zone, Brassfield Formation, Aeronian (440.8 - 438.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• "The Clinton Group consists of a crystalline, crinoidal limestone of variable color, sustaining Et high polish, extremely fossiliferous in places, differing in this particular from the Niagara strata immediately overlying it."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Foerste; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: A. F. Foerste. 1887. The Clinton group of Ohio. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University 1:62-120 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164379: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 01.12.2014

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon fiscellostriatus n. sp." = Sphenosphaera fiscellostriata
"Bellerophon fiscellostriatus n. sp." = Sphenosphaera fiscellostriata Foerste 1887 snail
 Murchisoniina - Subulitidae
"Subulites (Polyphemopsis) planilateralis n. sp." = Subulites planilateralis2
"Subulites (Polyphemopsis) planilateralis n. sp." = Subulites planilateralis2 Foerste 1893 snail
Subulites (Polyphemopsis) n. sp. plani-lateralis
Crinoidea
 Calceocrinida - Calceocrinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
"Orthis fausta n. sp." = Glyptorthis fausta, "Orthis daytonensis n. sp." = Glyptorthis daytonensis
"Orthis fausta n. sp." = Glyptorthis fausta Foerste 1887
"Orthis daytonensis n. sp." = Glyptorthis daytonensis Foerste 1887