Murat (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Virginia (37.8° N, 79.5° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° S, 65.6° W)

When: Murat Formation, Chazyan (468.1 - 460.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• The Murat is a calcarenite equivalent of the dark, cherty Lincolnshire formation.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186139: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 15.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae
Atelelasma decorticatum n. sp. Cooper 1956