Hermitage, Wilson Branch, Tennessee (Ordovician of the United States)

Where: Tennessee (35.8° N, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 28.7° S, 65.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hermitage Formation, Shermanian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified, shelly/skeletal, argillaceous wackestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: E. J. Marintsch. 1998. Systematic paleontology, biostratigraphy, and paleoecology of Middle Ordovician Bryozoa (Trepostomata) from the Hermitage Formation of east-central Tennessee. Bulletins of American Paleontology 112(353):1-121 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37197: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 04.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Stenolaemata
 Trepostomida -
 Trepostomata - Heterotrypidae
 Trepostomata - Halloporidae
 Trepostomata - Mesotrypidae
 Trepostomata - Amplexoporidae
 Trepostomata - Monticuliporidae
 Trepostomata - Trematoporidae
 Trepostomata - Batostomellidae