Tyson's Quarry (TQ) (Ordovician of the United States)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified packstone

• Pooleville Member consists of an early highstand interval of shallow subtidal carbonate mudstone, wackestone, and grainstone. Specimens sampled from rudstone pavements interpreted to be tempesites.
• Rudstone/packstone beds

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 188092: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 23.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Lichida - Lichidae
Probolichas kristiae Carlucci et al. 2010 trilobite