Ravine at the switch just east of Strasburg Junction. Cyrtonotella zone (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Shenandoah County, Virginia (39.0° N, 78.4° W: paleocoordinates 29.7° S, 58.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Climacograptus peltifer graptolite zone, Botetourt Member (Edinburg Formation), Blackriveran (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• = Echinosphaerites zone, too.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collected by W. R. Evitt, H. B. Whittington; reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: chemical,

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 188212: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 25.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae