Railroad embankment 0.25 miles northeast of Odenville (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: St. Clair County, Alabama (33.7° N, 86.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.5° S, 79.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Odenville Formation, Blackhillsian (474.9 - 470.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original aragonite

Primary reference: E. O. Ulrich and G. A. Cooper. 1938. Ozarkian and Canadian Brachiopoda. Geological Society of America Special Paper 13(8):1-323 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186527: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 23.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Finkelnburgiidae
Diparelasma typicum Ulrich and Cooper 1936
 Orthida - Orthidae
"Orthis alabamensis n. sp." = Paralenorthis alabamensis
"Orthis alabamensis n. sp." = Paralenorthis alabamensis Ulrich and Cooper 1938
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia delicatula Ulrich and Cooper 1936