Bromide Formation, Rock Crossing, Criner Hills, Carter County, Oklahoma (Ordovician of the United States)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bromide Formation, Blackriveran (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• collected 40 feet below top of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: R. S. Bassler. 1950. New genera of American Middle Ordovician "Cystoidea". Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 40(9):273-277 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37987: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Steven Holland on 30.03.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhombifera
 Glyptocystitoida - Pleurocystitidae
"Pleurocystites watkinsi n. sp." = Praepleurocystis watkinsi
"Pleurocystites watkinsi n. sp." = Praepleurocystis watkinsi Strimple 1948
Stylophora
 Mitrata - Kirkocystidae
"Kirkocystis papillata n. gen. n. sp." = Anatiferocystis
"Kirkocystis papillata n. gen. n. sp." = Anatiferocystis