Walcott Locality 78. Quarry near St. Croix Friver, suburbs of Osceola: Trempealeauan, Wisconsin

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Spirodentalium osceola n. sp. Walcott 1890
Tergomya - Tryblidiida
Tryblidium barabuensis (Whitfield 1878)
Berkey 1898
recombined as Ellsworthoconus barabuensis
Gastropoda - Sinuopeidae
Holopea sweeti n. sp. Whitfield 1882
Whitfield 1882
recombined as Sinuopea sweeti
just given as "Osceola Mills"
Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Coreospiridae
Owenella antiquata (Whitfield 1878)
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Wisconsin County:Polk
Coordinates: 45.3° North, 92.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:19.2° South, 79.3° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cambrian Epoch:Furongian
10 m.y. bin:Cambrian 5
Key time interval:Trempealeauan
Age range of interval:489.20000 - 485.40000 m.y. ago
Formation:Jordan Sandstone
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Stratigraphy comments: Was originally Postdam.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: sandstone
Environment:marine indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:USNM
Database number:93598
Authorizer:P. Wagner Enterer:P. Wagner
Modifier:P. Wagner Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2010-01-25 19:54:44 Last modified:2023-01-24 14:57:09
Access level:the public Released:2010-01-25 19:54:44
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

16494. E. L. Yochelson. 1987. Rediscription of Spirodentalium Walcott (Gastropoda: Late Cambrian) from Wisconsin. Journal of Paleontology 61(1):66-69 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

15750 C.P. Berkey. 1898. Geology of the St. Croix Dalles, part 3. Paleontology. American Geologist 21:270-294 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
16449 R. P. Whitfield. 1882. Part III. Palaeontology. Geology of Wisconsin 4:163-363 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]