04-TFP-7A (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Hamilton County, Ohio (39.3° N, 84.4° W: paleocoordinates 26.1° S, 60.0° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bellevue Formation, Maysvillian (452.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• C2 sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated, phosphatic, shelly/skeletal, gray packstone and lithified, gray mudstone

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

Primary reference: S. M. Holland and M.E. Patzkowsky. 2007. Gradient ecology of a biotic invasion: biofacies of the type Cincinnatian Series (Upper Ordovician), Cincinnati, Ohio region, USA. Palaios 22:408-423 [S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 72985: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 04.06.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Flexicalymene meeki Foerste 1910 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
Ambonychia sp. Hall 1847 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorphidae indet. Miller 1877 clam
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospira sp. Whitfield 1886 snail
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
Parvohallopora ramosa Dorbigny 1850