Huntersville formation (overview) (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Washington County, Virginia (36.8° N, 82.3° W: paleocoordinates 42.9° S, 31.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Huntersville Formation, Devonian (419.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, white chert and glauconitic, shelly/skeletal, brown, gray, sandy siltstone

• white to gray, blocky chert; gray brown glauconitic siltstone and sandstone; abundant fossils.

Preservation: replaced with silica

Primary reference: C. S. Bartlett, Jr. and H. W. Webb. 1971. Geology of the Bristol and Wallace quadrangles, Virginia. Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Report of Investigations 25:1-93 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 6993: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 18.04.2000

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Proetus crassimarginatus" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus
"Proetus crassimarginatus" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus Hall 1843 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Metacopida -
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
Healdia sp. ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Palaeocopida - Bolliidae
Ulrichia sp. Jones 1890 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Kirkbyellidae
 Palaeocopida -
Strophomenata
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Productida - Eodevonariidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
"Stropheodonta perplana" = Protoleptostrophia perplana
"Stropheodonta perplana" = Protoleptostrophia perplana Conrad 1839
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Terebratulida - Centronellidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
 Rhynchonellida -
"Anoplotheca acutiplicata" = Atlanticocoelia acutiplicata
"Anoplotheca acutiplicata" = Atlanticocoelia acutiplicata Conrad 1841
Brachiopoda
 Inarticulata -
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras sp. Conrad 1840 snail
Stenolaemata
 Cystoporida - Cystodictyonidae
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
columnals