about 3.5 miles southeast of Shelby (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Shelby County, Alabama (33.1° N, 86.6° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 90.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Copper Ridge Formation, Trempealeauan (501.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• "assigned to Copper Ridge dolomite (but which may be much older)", in Ulrich et al. 1943

Environment/lithology: white chert and dolomite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: E. O. Ulrich, A. F. Foerste, and A.K. Miller. 1943. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods. Part II, Brevicones. Geological Society of America Special Papers 49:1-240 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189398: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 16.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae
Shelbyoceras buttsi Ulrich et al. 1943
Shelbyoceras unguliforme Ulrich et al. 1943