USGS 5136-CO. abandoned Clara Wilham Quarry (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Kentucky (37.2° N, 83.0° W: paleocoordinates 28.5° S, 60.6° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Aphelognathus grandis conodont zone, Reba Formation, Maysvillian (452.0 - 449.5 Ma)

• C4 sequence. Given as Ashlock Formation, Reba member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated, phosphatic, shelly/skeletal, gray packstone and lithified, gray mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: J. K. Pope. 1982. Some silicifled strophomenacean brachiopods from the Ordovician of Kentucky, with comments on the genus Pionomena. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1066(L):1-30 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184638: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 15.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena kentuckiana n. sp. Pope 1982
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae