New Glarus [Dunleith Fm, Galena Gp] (Ordovician of the United States)

Also known as "69 locality"

Where: Green County, Wisconsin (42.8° N, 89.6° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° S, 62.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dunleith Formation (Galena Group), Shermanian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Dunleith Fm of the Galena Gp, which overlies the Guttenberg Fm. AGE: Middle Ordovician; here revised to Shermanian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: Collection is a composite of several beds within formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: bulk, acetic, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Derived from historic collections. REPOSITORY: Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Primary reference: D. L. Clark, J. K. Sorenson, and A. N. Ladd. 1999. Probable Microvertebrates, Vertebrate-like Fossils, and Weird Things from the Wisconsin Ordovician. Journal of Paleontology 73(6):1201-1209 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90366: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for microvertebrates. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature, but using primarily morphotype classification.
? Anatolepis heintzi Brockelie and Fortey 1976
Problematica "indet. 1"
Listed as "Thing 1"
Problematica "indet. 2"
Listed as "Thing 2"
Problematica "indet. 3"
Listed as "Thing 3"
Problematica "indet. 6"
Listed as "Thing 6"