Triplesia community, Napanee and Kings Falls Fms., (lower Trenton) (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: New York (43.5° N, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 28.3° S, 58.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Ordovician (485.4 - 443.4 Ma)

• "Napanee and Kings Falls formations"

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; calcareous siltstone

• "calcisiltites. lagoonal BA2. stable shelf"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Titus and B. Cameron. 1976. Fossil communities of the lower Trenton Group (Middle Ordovician) of central and northwestern New York State. Journal of Paleontology 50:1209-1225 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Hearn]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 332: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "R.Titus and B.Cameron, 1976. Fossil communities of the lower Trenton Group (M. Ord.) of central and northwestern NY state. J.Paleo 50:1209-1225."
unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Bumastus sp. Murchison 1839 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene sp. Shirley 1936 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida -
Schmidtella sp. Ulrich 1892 ostracod
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
Eoleperditia sp. Swartz 1949 ostracod
originally entered as "Eoleperdita sp."
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Triplesia sp. Hall 1859
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Sowerbyella sp. Jones 1928
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Rafinesquina sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
7 species
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena sp. Rafinesque and De Blainville 1824
3 species
Oepikina sp. Salmon 1942
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae
Parastrophina sp. Schuchert and LeVene 1929
 Atrypida - Protozygidae
Protozyga sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Paucicrura sp. Cooper 1956
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Hesperorthis sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Trematidae
Trematis sp. Sharpe 1848
2 species
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Petrocrania sp. Raymond 1910
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Cyrtodontidae
Vanuxemia sp. Billings 1858 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
"Endodesma sp." = Cymatonota, Colpomya sp.
"Endodesma sp." = Cymatonota Ulrich 1893 clam
Colpomya sp. Ulrich 1893 clam
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Ctenodonta sp. Salter 1852 clam
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae
Sinuites sp. Koken 1896 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Phragmolites sp. Conrad 1838 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Liospira sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
Hormotoma sp. Salter 1859 snail
2 species
 Murchisoniina - Subulitidae
Subulites sp. Emmons 1842 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Geisonoceratidae
Geisonoceras sp. Hyatt 1884
2 species
 Endocerida - Endoceratidae
Endoceras sp. Hall 1847
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida -
  - Phylloporinidae
Phylloporina sp. Foerste 1887
 Cyclostomata - Corynotrypidae
Corynotrypa sp. Bassler 1911
 Cryptostomata - Ptilodictyonidae
Escharopora sp. Hall 1847
 Cryptostomata - Rhinidictyidae
Pachydictya sp. Ulrich 1882
originally entered as "Pachydicta sp."
Stictopora sp. Hall 1847
 Trepostomata - Heterotrypidae
Dekayia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851
 Trepostomata - Monticuliporidae
Prasopora sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1877
 Trepostomata - Trematoporidae
Eridotrypa sp. Ulrich 1893
 Trepostomata - Batostomellidae
Bythopora sp. Miller and Dyer 1878
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Oistodus sp. conodont
 Panderodontida - Panderodontidae
Belodina sp. Ethington 1959 conodont
Panderodus sp. Ethington 1959 conodont
 Prioniodontida -
  -
Acodus sp. Pander 1856 conodont
 Protopanderodontida -
Drepanoistodus sp. Lindstrom 1971 conodont
2 species
Crinoidea
 Monobathrida - Glyptocrinidae
Schizocrinus sp. Hall 1847 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
Streptelasma sp. Hall 1847 horn coral
 Stauriida - Columnariidae
Columnaria sp. Goldfuss 1826 horn coral
Scyphozoa
 Conulariida - Conulariidae
Conularia sp. jellyfish