King Quarry [Noble Limestone Mbr, Conemaugh Gp] (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Noble County, Ohio (39.9° N, 81.5° W: paleocoordinates 7.1° S, 18.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Idiognathodus eudoraensis conodont zone, Noble Limestone Member, Missourian (305.9 - 303.4 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Noble Limestone Member of the Conemaugh Group. The Noble Limestone overlies the facies that are equivalent of the Bakerstown Coal, and is overlain by equivalent facies of the Rock Riffle Limestone. AGE: STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION:

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, nodular, gray, white limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: White to gray, weathers buff; nodular, marine, sparingly fossiliferous; interbedded with green-greenish-gray, dense, calcareous, fossiliferous marine shale. LITHIFICATION:

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by Murphy & Picking in 1960's

• COLLECTORS: J. L. Murphy, L. Picking, 1960's. REPOSTORY: Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Primary reference: J. L. Murphy and L. Picking. 1967. A new marine member in the Conemaugh Group of Ohio. Kirtlandia (1)1-7 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 159903: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 12.08.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for invertebrates. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, with somewhat antiquated nomenclature, but with species-resolution identifications.
 Apygophora - Trypetesidae
Trypetesa caveata Tomlinson 1963 barnacle
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Pulchratia ovalis" = Juresania ovalis, "Juresania nebrascensis" = Parajuresania nebrascensis
"Pulchratia ovalis" = Juresania ovalis Dunbar and Condra 1932
"Juresania nebrascensis" = Parajuresania nebrascensis Owen 1852
 Productida - Productidae
Antiquatonia portlockianus Norwood and Pratten 1855
SUBSPECIES: Antiquatonia portlockianus
 Productida - Rugosochonetidae
Chonetinella flemingi Dunbar and Condra 1932
 Orthotetida - Derbyiidae
"Derbya crassa" = Derbyia crassa
"Derbya crassa" = Derbyia crassa Meek and Hayden 1858
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Punctospirifer kentuckensis Shumard 1855
SUBSPECIES: Punctospirifer kentuckensis amesi
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
Septopora robusta Ulrich 1890
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
 Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae
Deltodus sp. Morris and Roberts 1862 chimaera
 Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae
Petalodus ohioensis Safford 1853 chimaera
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidae