04-MAY-69.0 (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Mason County, Kentucky (38.7° N, 83.8° W: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 60.0° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Amorphognathus superbus conodont zone, 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

Size class: macrofossils

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 73086: 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
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
encrusting
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
thin_ramose
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Trepostomata indet. Ulrich 1882
ramose
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
Parvohallopora ramosa Dorbigny 1850
Crinoidea
 Homocrinida - Cincinnaticrinidae
Cincinnaticrinus sp. Warn and Strimple 1977 Sea lily