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
DOI 10.3133/pp1066K
Edition -
Year Published 1981
Language ENGLISH
Description p. K1-K9; 1 plate