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.
Palaeoscolecida
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Pteraspidomorpha
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? Anatolepis heintzi Brockelie and Fortey 1976
unclassified
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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"