04-FLE-B8.6 (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• coordinate based on unpublished field data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: deep subtidal ramp; lithified, 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 73059: 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
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
Ambonychia sp. Hall 1847 clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
"Caritodens demissa" = Pterinea demissa
"Caritodens demissa" = Pterinea demissa Conrad 1842 oyster
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorphidae indet. Miller 1877 clam
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
encrusting
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
thin_ramose
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose
Crinoidea
 Homocrinida - Homocrinidae
Ectenocrinus sp. Miller 1889 Sea lily