Moranburg. Roadcuts along U.S. Route 62 (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Kentucky (38.7° N, 83.8° W: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 60.1° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pleurograptus linearis graptolite zone, Corryville Member (Grant Lake Formation), Maysvillian (452.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal claystone

• Trilobite shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Primary reference: M. M. Key, G. A. Schumacher, L. E. Babcock, R. C. Frey, W. P. Heimbrock, S. H. Felton, D. L. Cooper, W. B. Gibson, D. G. Scheid and S. A. Schumacher. 2010. Paleoecology of commensal epizoans fouling Flexicalymene (Trilobita) from the Upper Ordovician, Cincinnati Arch region, USA. Journal of Paleontology 84(6):1121-1134 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192313: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.03.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene meeki Foerste 1910 trilobite
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
Parvohallopora sp. Singh 1979
Crinoidea
 Monobathrida - Glyptocrinidae
Glyptocrinus sp. Hall 1847 Sea lily