Salt Spring Hollow, about two miles north of the hollow south of Kritesville (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Calhoun County, Illinois (39.1° N, 90.7° W: paleocoordinates 36.4° S, 38.3° W)

When: Rapid Member (Little Cedar Formation), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Early to Late hermanni-cristatus

Environment/lithology: yellow limestone

• yellowish limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

• Rode and Lieberman collection code BRU

Primary reference: A. L. Rode and B. S. Lieberman. 2004. Using GIS to unlock the interactions between biogeography, environment, and evolution in middle and Late Devonian brachiopods and bivalves. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 211(3-4):345-359 [A. Stigall/A. Stigall/A. Stigall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 54909: authorized by Alycia Stigall, entered by Alycia Stigall on 27.09.2005, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Scutellum tullium trilobite
Scutellum tullium depressum
 Proetida - Brachymetopidae
"Cordania pulchra n. sp." = Mystrocephala pulchra
"Cordania pulchra n. sp." = Mystrocephala pulchra Cooper and Cloud 1938 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Cornuproetus calhounensis n. sp." = Crassiproetus calhounensis, "Dechenella elevata n. sp." = Basidechenella elevata
"Cornuproetus calhounensis n. sp." = Crassiproetus calhounensis Cooper and Cloud 1938 trilobite
"Dechenella elevata n. sp." = Basidechenella elevata Cooper and Cloud 1938 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
"Pseudatrypa devoniana" = Pseudoatrypa devoniana
"Pseudatrypa devoniana" = Pseudoatrypa devoniana Webster 1921
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae
"Conocardium bellum n. sp." = Fraipontia bella
"Conocardium bellum n. sp." = Fraipontia bella Cooper and Cloud 1938