State highway 627, valley of Indian Creek, near Mouth of Laurel (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as along road 1 mile northwest of Bandy's Chapel (=Busthead), Baptist Valley (Butts 1940, 1941) =535j' = 67 '27 of Butts' (1941) usage.

Where: Tazewell County, Virginia (37.1° N, 81.7° W: paleocoordinates 19.8° S, 30.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: St. Louis Limestone Formation (Blue River Group), Meramecian (345.0 - 336.0 Ma)

• St. Louis (= uppermost Meramecian)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: M. Gordon, Jr. and E. L. Yochelson. 1982. A Naticopsis operculum found in situ (Gastropoda: Mississippian). Journal of Paleontology 56(1):260-265 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 64639: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 11.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bellerophon cf. scissile Conrad 1844 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
Naticopsis (? Naticopsis) buttsi n. sp. Gordon and Yochelson 1982 snail