Ridge top 1,000' north of the road on Buffalo Creek, 2.5 miles west of Murat (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Virginia (37.8° N, 79.6° W: paleocoordinates 31.1° S, 65.6° W)

When: Whistle Creek Formation, Chazyan (468.1 - 460.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: black, argillaceous, cherty/siliceous limestone and calcareous shale

• black, cherty, argillaceous limestone and calcareous shale locally found near the base of the 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 186142: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 15.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae