USGS D921-CO (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Inyo County, California (36.9° N, 118.1° W: paleocoordinates 5.8° S, 84.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Badger Flat Formation, Middle Ordovician (470.0 - 458.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: D. C. Ross. 1966. Stratigraphy of some Paleozoic formations in the Independence quadrangle, Inyo County, California. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 396:1-64 [J. Marcot/J. Marcot]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 196137: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 05.09.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Asaphida -
Asaphida indet. Salter 1864 trilobite
"Asaphid with minimum of six thoracic segments"
 Phacopida - Pterygometopidae
aff. Achatella sp. Delo 1935 trilobite