Bed 2888-CO, Conesauga, Woodstock (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Woodstock County, Alabama (33.0° N, 87.0° W: paleocoordinates 25.7° S, 97.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Crepicephalus trilobite zone, Conasauga Formation, Marjumian (504.5 - 497.0 Ma)

• Listed as Crepicephalus biozone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified, brown, argillaceous shale and lithified, fine-grained limestone

• Dark brown, weathered shale and siltstone with several thin interbeds of gray, silty, fine-grained, laminated limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Sample chosen at random

Primary reference: A.R. Palmer. 1962. Glyptagnostus and associated trilobites in the United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 374(F):F1-F49 [P. Novack-Gottshall/P. Hearn/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75641: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Paul Hearn on 23.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Olenida - Cedariidae
Cedaria prolifica Walcott 1924 trilobite
Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Ammagnostidae
Proagnostus sp. Butts 1926
 Agnostida -
 Agnostida - Diplagnostidae
"Pseudagnostina contracta" = Pseudagnostina douvillei
"Pseudagnostina contracta" = Pseudagnostina douvillei Bergeron 1899
Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Opisthotreta sp. Palmer 1954