Platystrophia-Hebertella community, Bellevue/upper Dillsboro/Whitewater/Grant La (Ordovician to of the United States)

Where: Hamilton County, Ohio (39.2° N, 84.5° W: paleocoordinates 25.9° S, 58.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Maysville to Maysville (452.0 - 443.7 Ma)

• "Bellevue/upper Dillsboro/Whitewater/Grant Lake/Bardstown Fms. Cincinnatian (Maysville to Richmondian)"

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• "ls and sh. 'onshore' BA2"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. T. Fox. 1968. Quantitative paleoecologic analysis of fossil communities in the Richmond Group. Journal of Geology 76:613-640 [M. Uhen/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 351: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "R.P. MacDaniel, 1976. U. Ord. Sed. and Benthic Comm. pattern of the Cincinnati Arch area. Ph.D. diss. Univ. Chicago 181pp. W.T. Fox, 1968. Quantit. paleoecologic anal. of fossil comm. in the Richmond Group. J.Geol. 76:613-640. (similar to Bretsky's 1970 Zygo spira-Hebertella comm. (orthis pop.)"
unclassified
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Stromatoporidea indet.
stromatoporids
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene sp. Shirley 1936 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Sowerbyella sp. Jones 1928
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Rafinesquina sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Holtedahlina sulcata Hall and Clarke 1892
Strophomena sp. Rafinesque and De Blainville 1824
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
Zygospira sp. Hall 1862
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
"Lepidocyclus capax" = Hiscobeccus capax, Rhynchotrema sp.
"Lepidocyclus capax" = Hiscobeccus capax Conrad 1842
Rhynchotrema sp. Hall 1860
 Rhynchonellida - Orthorhynchulidae
Orthorhynchula linneyi James 1881
originally entered as "Orthorhynchula linneyi"
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
Plaesiomys sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Hebertella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
Ambonychia sp. Hall 1847 clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Pterinea sp. Goldfuss 1832 oyster
 Modiomorphida - Allodesmatidae
Ischyrodonta sp. Ulrich 1890 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiolopsis sp. Hall 1847 clam
 Nuculida - Cardiolariidae
? Deceptrix sp. Fuchs 1919 clam
originally entered as "? Deceptrix sp."
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Cyclonema sp. Hall 1852 snail
originally entered as "Cyclomena sp."
 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
Lophospira sp. Whitfield 1886 snail
Stenolaemata
 Cryptostomata -
Cryptostomata indet. Vine 1884
frondrose bryozoans
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
>2 species, ramorse bryozoans
? Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
large encrusting bryozoans - originally entered as "? Trepostomata indet."
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
crinoids
Anthozoa
 Heliolitida - Coccoserididae
Protaraea richmondensis Foerste 1909 tabulate coral
originally entered as "Protarea richmondensis"
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
"Streptelasma rusticum" = Helicelasma rusticum
"Streptelasma rusticum" = Helicelasma rusticum Billings 1858 horn coral