Locality 9. Southwest side of hill 1ΒΌ miles southwest Claxton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as 4000 ft. east of BM 544; W.M. KP 49

Where: Caldwell County, Kentucky (37.1° N, 87.8° W: paleocoordinates 13.8° S, 30.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Golconda Formation, Chesterian (339.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Hombergian substage

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: ooidal limestone

• oolitic limestone member

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the FMNH

Primary reference: M.L. Thein and M.H. Nitecki. 1974. Chesterian (Upper Mississippian) Gastropoda of the Illinois basin. Fieldiana: Geology, New Series 34:1-238 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59823: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 15.04.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) chesterense" = Orthonychia chesterense
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) chesterense" = Orthonychia chesterense Meek and Worthen 1867 snail
var. 1
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Strophostylus chesterensis Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
Strophostylus wortheni Weller 1916 snail
 Prosobranchia - Meekospiridae
Meekospira evansvillensis Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
Meekospira mississippiensis Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
Meekospira minuta Weller 1916 snail
 Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae
"Stegocoelia (Stegocoelia) kentuckiensis" = Stegocoelia kentuckiensis
"Stegocoelia (Stegocoelia) kentuckiensis" = Stegocoelia kentuckiensis Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae
"Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) "sp. indet. 1"" = Stephanozyga, "Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) "sp. indet. 2"" = Stephanozyga
"Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) "sp. indet. 1"" = Stephanozyga Knight 1930 snail
"Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) "sp. indet. 2"" = Stephanozyga Knight 1930 snail
 Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae
"Aclisina marvinwelleri" = Hypergonia marvinwelleri
"Aclisina marvinwelleri" = Hypergonia marvinwelleri Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Prosobranchia - Strobeidae
"Ianthinopsis littonana" = Globozyga littonana
"Ianthinopsis littonana" = Globozyga littonana Hall 1856 snail
 Heterostropha - Donaldinidae
Donaldina zadoe Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) claxtonensis" = Waagenella claxtonensis, Knightites (Retispira) ornatus, "Knightites (Cymatospira) "sp. indet. 1"" = Cymatospira
"Bellerophon (Bellerophon) claxtonensis" = Waagenella claxtonensis Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
"Knightites (Cymatospira) "sp. indet. 1"" = Cymatospira Knight 1942 snail
 Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae
Euphemites randolphensis Weller 1920 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Borestus cf. chesterensis" = Salterospira chesterensis, "Phymatopleura nyi" = Dictyotomaria nyi, Gosseletina johnsoni, Wellergyi chesterensis n. gen.
"Borestus cf. chesterensis" = Salterospira chesterensis Meek and Worthen 1860 snail
"Phymatopleura nyi" = Dictyotomaria nyi Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
Gosseletina johnsoni Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
Wellergyi chesterensis n. gen. Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Aclisina golconda Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Murchisoniina - Pithodeidae
"Platyzona americana" = Pithodea americana
"Platyzona americana" = Pithodea americana Thein and Nitecki 1974 snail
 Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae
"Ianthinopsis cf. paludinaeformis" = Strobeus paludinaeformis
"Ianthinopsis cf. paludinaeformis" = Strobeus paludinaeformis Hall 1858 snail