USGS 0600-CO, near Strasburg (Ordovician of the United States)

Also known as USGS 600-CO

Where: Virginia (39.0° N, 78.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° S, 58.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tannersburg/Pinesburg Member (Chambersburg Formation), Blackriveran (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Originally given as Lower Chambersburg Limestone; Ross et al. have that as the Tannersburg/Pinesburg member of Chambersburg formation.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: J. Pojeta. 1971. Review of Ordovician pelecypods. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 695:1-43 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 63378: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 12.08.2006

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Taxonomic list

Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae
"Hippocardia cooperi n. sp." = Redstonia cooperi
"Hippocardia cooperi n. sp." = Redstonia cooperi Pojeta and Runnegar 1976