04-FLE-A2.6 (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Fleming County, Kentucky (38.4° N, 83.7° W: paleocoordinates 26.7° S, 58.2° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bull Fork Formation, Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• C5 sequence

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated, 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 73050: 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
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Anazygidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Dalmanella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
"Caritodens sp." = Pterinea
"Caritodens sp." = Pterinea Goldfuss 1832 oyster
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospira sp. Whitfield 1886 snail
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose