Bed 2879-CO, Conesauga, Cedar Bluff (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Woodstock County, Alabama (34.0° N, 86.0° W: paleocoordinates 26.4° S, 95.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Crepicephalus trilobite zone, Conasauga Formation, Marjumian (513.0 - 498.5 Ma)

• Listed as Crepicephalus biozone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: poorly lithified, brown shale and lithified limestone

• Brown, weathered shale interbedded with rare, thin-bedded 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 75642: authorized by Phil Novack-Gottshall, entered by Paul Hearn on 23.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Agnostida -
Glyptagnostus reticulatus Angelin 1851
 Olenida - Aphelaspidae
Aphelaspis sp. Resser 1935 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Opisthotreta sp. Palmer 1954