USGS 7875-CO. Exposures along road up from Kentucky River lock #7 to High Bridge (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Jessamine County, Kentucky (37.8° N, 84.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 63.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Plectodina aculeata - Erismodus quadridactylus conodont zone, Camp Nelson Formation, Turinian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Camp Nelson overlies the Wells Creek Formation and underlies the Oregon formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: H. J. Howe. 1979. Middle and Late Ordovician plectambonitacean, rhynchonellacean, syntrophiacean, trimerellacean, and atrypacean brachiopods: descriptions and illustrations of 14 species of Ordovician brachiopods. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1066(C):C1-C17 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184655: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 15.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Oepikina minnesotensis1 Winchell 1881
? Murinella sp.1 Cooper 1956