Where: Tennessee (36.1° N, 87.1° W: paleocoordinates 29.6° S, 54.9° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Waldron Member (Wayne Formation), Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)
• "Middle Wenlockian. Barrick (1983) placed the Waldron Member near the top of the Kockelella amsdeni Zone."
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: deep subtidal ramp; shelly/skeletal, argillaceous wackestone and packstone
•SEP environmental call based on given info
Collection methods: Table 45.37 lists abundances for fauna at Newsome Station Quarry. I have also included one additional genus mentioned in text but not listed in table.
Primary reference: T. J. Frest, C. E. Brett, and B. J. Witzke. 1999. Caradocian-Gedinnian echinoderm associations of Central and Eastern North America. Paleocommunities--a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 638-783 [M. Foote/K. Koverman/P. Wagner]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 26788: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 31.10.2002
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