Racine Fm (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Wisconsin (42.7° N, 87.8° W: paleocoordinates 23.9° S, 51.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Racine Formation, Sheinwoodian to Sheinwoodian (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• mid-Sheinwoodian to Homerian

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified wackestone and packstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. A. C. Gushulak. 2016. First Major Appearance of Brachiopod-Dominated Benthic Shelly Communities in the Reef Ecosystem during the Early Silurian. Western University [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184874: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Antirhynchonella sp. Oehlert 1887
 Pentamerida - Pentameridae
Kirkidium sp., "Apopentamerus sp." = Harpidium (Isovella)
Kirkidium sp. Amsden et al. 1967
"Apopentamerus sp." = Harpidium (Isovella) Breyvel and Breyvel 1970
 Orthida - Dicoelosiidae
Dicoelosia sp. King 1850