Rock Crossing (RC) (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Carter County County, Oklahoma (34.1° N, 97.2° W: paleocoordinates 22.3° S, 73.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Pooleville Member (Bromide Formation), Turinian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• sampled from 30.48-36.6 m below the Viola Springs Formation contact

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, brown wackestone

• Sampled from Lower Pooleville member, which consists of an early highstand interval of shallow subtidal carbonate mudstone, wackestone, and grainstone, with heavily reworked brachiopod and trilobite tempesites common.
• light tan mudstone/wackestone facies

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the OU

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: J. R. Carlucci, S. R. Westrop, and L. Amati. 2010. Tetralichine Trilobites from the Upper Ordovician of Oklahoma and Virginia and phylogenetic systematics of the Tetralichini. Journal of Paleontology 84(6):1099-1120 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188091: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 23.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lichida - Lichidae
Probolichas kristiae n. sp. Carlucci et al. 2010 trilobite