Sullivan Ostracods, Hayden Branch near Dodds Bridge (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Sullivan County, Indiana (39.2° N, 87.5° W: paleocoordinates 5.3° S, 22.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Hayden Branch Formation, Late/Upper Pennsylvanian (307.0 - 298.9 Ma)

• upper Pennsylvanian, probably upper Conemaugh

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, gray shale

• layer of soft gray shale only 1 inch thick

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: K.A. Payne. 1937. Pennsylvanian Ostracoda from Sullivan County, Indiana. Journal of Paleontology 11(4):276-288 [B. Seuss/B. Seuss]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 215554: authorized by Barbara Seuss, entered by Barbara Seuss on 13.11.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Antiparaparchites wabashensis n. sp.
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3203
Foraminifera
 Fusulinoidea - Schubertellidae
Schubertella sp. Staff and Wedekind 1910
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
unclassified
  -
Porifera indet. Grant 1836
spicules
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidae
Lophophyllum sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
Conodonta
 Ozarkodinida - Idiognathodontidae
Idiognathodus sp. Gunnell 1931 conodont
Pisces
  -
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish
fish teeth
unclassified
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Echinodermata indet. Klein 1754
crinoid segments and plate
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Composita sp. Brown 1849
Strophomenata
 Productida -
Productida indet. Sarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
Stenolaemata
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
 Cryptostomata - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
 Cryptostomata - Acanthocladiidae
Polypora sp., "Pinnatopora sp." = Penniretepora
"Pinnatopora sp." = Penniretepora
Bivalvia
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
Edmondia sp. de Koninck 1841 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Plagioglypta sp. Pilsbry 1898 tusk shell
Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Phymatopleuridae
"Orestes sp." = Phymatopleura
"Orestes sp." = Phymatopleura Girty 1939 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus sp. Sowerby 1814 snail
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida - Amphissitidae
Amphissites centronota ostracod
var elongatus n. var.; Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3204
Amphissites sullivanensis n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3205; paratype 3206
 Palaeocopida - Knightinidae
Knightina fidlari n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3207; n. var.; Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3208
Knightina harltoni Kellett 1933 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3209
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdia bradfieldi n. sp. ostracod
var. inflata; Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3214
Bairdia anomala n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3210
Bairdia gibbosa n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3215
Bairdia hooverae Kellett 1934 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3216
Bairdia pompilioides Harlton 1928 ostracod
Hoyptype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3218, 3219
"Bairdia seminalis" = Cryptobairdia seminalis Knight 1928 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3220
Bairdia beedei Ulrich and Bassler 1906 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3211, 3212; var. inflata; Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3213
"Bairdia hoxbarensis" = Fabalicypris hoxbarensis Harlton 1927 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3217
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
Bythocypris haydenbranchensis n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3221
Bythocypris regularis n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3222
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
Healdia malotti n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3223
 Platycopida - Cavellinidae
Cavellina altoides n. sp., Cavellina cumingsi n. sp., Cavellina laevissima, "Cytherella lirata" = Cavellina lirata, Cavellina pulchella, "Cytherella daubeana" = Cavellina daubeana, "Cytherella symmetrica n. sp." = Cavellina symmetrica
Cavellina altoides n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3227
Cavellina cumingsi n. sp. ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3228
Cavellina laevissima ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3229
"Cytherella lirata" = Cavellina lirata Bradfield 1935 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3225
Cavellina pulchella Coryell 1928 ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3230
"Cytherella daubeana" = Cavellina daubeana Bradfield 1935 ostracod
Hypotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3224
"Cytherella symmetrica n. sp." = Cavellina symmetrica Alexander 1934 ostracod
Holotype: Indiana Univ., Paleont. Coll. 3226