Sloop Island, Valcour Formation (Ordovician of the United States)

Also known as 2717 of Ross (1963)

Where: Chittenden County, Vermont (44.4° N, 73.4° W: paleocoordinates 28.3° S, 55.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Valcour Formation, Chazy (466.0 - 457.5 Ma)

• "base of upper Chazy", in Raymond (1916)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: dolomite

• Dolomitic bryozoan biosparite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. E. Raymond. 1916. The Pelecypoda of the Chazy Formation. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 328:325-343 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171715: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 17.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Orthidiellidae
Orthidium lamellosum1 Raymond 1905
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Bransoniidae
"Conocardium beecheri" = Pojetaconcha beecheri
"Conocardium beecheri" = Pojetaconcha beecheri Raymond 1905
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida -
 Cryptostomata -