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Echinoderms from Middle and Upper Ordovician rocks of Kentucky

Professional Paper 1066-K

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Abstract

The Middle and Upper Ordovician limestones of Kentucky, especially the Lexington Limestone, have yielded a diverse silicified echinoderm fauna, including: Stylophora-Enoploura cf. E. punctata; Paracrinoidea-A mygdalocystites; Crinoidea, Inadunata-Hybocrir/us tumidus, Hybocystites problem,aticus, Carabocrinus sp., Cupulocrinus sp., Heterocrinus sp.; Cyclocystoidea-Cyclocystoides sp. A rhombiferan cystoid, A mecystis laevis, from the Edinburg Formation, Virginia, is also discussed. No new taxa are introduced.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Echinoderms from Middle and Upper Ordovician rocks of Kentucky
Series title:
Professional Paper
Series number:
1066
Chapter:
K
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1981
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
p. K1-K9; 1 plate