This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of references to UMV papers but should allow one to become familiar with the research that has occurred in the past that then becomes the foundation of future research. May these influence one to further development.
Bradley, J.H., 1930, Fauna of the Kimmswick Limestone of Missouri and Illinois, Contrib. Walker Museum, vol. 11 no.6, p.264-269, pl 29
Brower, J.C. and H.L. Strimple, 1983. Ordovician calceocrinids from
northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology
Brower, J.C., 1992a. Cupulocrinid crinoids from the Middle Ordovician (Galena Group, Dunleith Formation) of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 66(1):99-128.
Brower, J.C., 1992b. Hybocrinid and disparid crinoids from the Middle Ordovician (Galena Group, Dunleith Formation) of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 66(6):973-993.
Brower, J.C. and K.M. Kile, 1994. Paleoautecology and ontogeny of Cupulocrinus levorsoni Kolata, a Middle Ordovician crinoid from the Guttenberg Formation of Wisconsin. New York State Museum Bulletin 481:25-44.
Brower, J.C., 1994. Camerate crinoids from the Middle Ordovician (Galena Group, Dunleith Formation) of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 68(3):570-599
Brower, J.C., 1995a. Eoparisocrinid crinoids from the Middle Ordovician (Galena Group) of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Palentology 69(2):351-366.
Brower, J.C., 1995b. Dendrocrinid crinoids from the Ordovician of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 69(5):939-960.
Brower, J.C., 1996. Carabocrinid crinoids from the Ordovician of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 70(4):614-631.
Brower, J.C., 1997. Homocrinid crinoids from the Upper Ordovician of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology 71(3):442-458.
Brower, J. C. 1999. A new pleurocystitid rhombiferan echinoderm from
Ordovician Galena Group of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Journal of Paleontology, 73:129-153.
Brower, J. C. 2002, Quintuplexacrinus, a new cladid crinoid genus from the Upper Ordovician Maquoketa formation of the northern midcontinent of the United States, Journal of Paleontology, ..:1261-1281
Camp, Mark J. and Graham T. Richardson, 1999, Roadside Geology of Indiana. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated
Chamberlin, T. C. 1883. Geology of Wisconsin: survey 1873-1879, Wisconsin Geological Survey 1, 725 p.
Clark, J. M., 1894, The Lower Silurian Trilobites of Minnesota, Minn Geol. And Nat. Hist. Survey, v III part II, p.694-759
County, Illinois. ISGS Series: Guidebook 28 "Geological Field Trip 3: April 24-25, 1999: North-Central Section, Geological Society of America: 33rd Annual Meeting,
DeMott, L. L. 1987. Platteville and Decorah trilobites from Illinois and Wisconsin, p. 63-98. In R. E. Sloan (ed.), Report of Investigations 35. Minnesota Geological Survey, Saint Paul.
Dott, Robert H. Jr., and John W. Attig, 2004, Roadside Geology of Wisconsin. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated
Edwards, J.C., 1988. Lamottia (Favositida, Tabulata) from the Decorah Formation (Kirkfieldian, Ordovician) of Iowa. Journal of Paleontology 62(3):424-426.
Emerson, N. R. 2002. Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and brachiopod biostratigraphy of the Ordovician (Mohawkian) Decorah Formation, mid-continent, USA. Unpublished Ph. D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, 490 p.
Ethington, R.L., 1959. Conodonts of the Ordovician Galena Formation. Journal of Paleontology 33:257-292.
Frest, T.J., C.E. Brett, and B.J. Witzke, 1999. Caradocian-Gedinnian echinoderm associations of central and eastern North America. In: Boucot, A.J. and J.D. Lawson, eds., Paleocommunities: A case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian. Cambridge University Press, p. 638-783.
Foerste, A. F. 1932. Black River and other cephalopods from
Michigan, and Ontario. Denison University Bulletin, Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, 27:47-136.
Foerste, A. F. 1933. Black River and other cephalopods from
Michigan, and Ontario. Denison University Bulletin, Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, 28:1-164.
Foerste, A.F., 1920, The Kimmswick and Plattin Limestones of Northeastern Missouri, Denison University Bulletin, Journal of the Scientific Laboratories, v. 19, art. 12, p.175-224
Furnish, W.M., 1938. Conodonts form the Prairie du Chien beds of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Journal of Paleontology 12:318-340
Hall, J. 1858. Palaeontology of Iowa. Iowa Geological Survey, Palaeontology Report, 1:473-724.
Hussey, R. C., 1940 New Species of Fossils from the Middle Ordovician of Michigan, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Vol. XXVI
Kay, G.M., 1925. The paleontology of the Decorah Formation in Winneshiek County, Iowa. Univerity of Iowa, Unpublished thesis, 125 p.
Kolata, D. R. 1975. Middle Ordovician echinoderms from northern
Illinois and southern
Wisconsin: Memoir 7, Paleontological Society Journal of Paleontology, Pt. II of II, Supplement to v. 49, no. 3, 74 p.
Kolata, D. R. and M. Jollie, 1982. Anomalocystitid mitrates (Stylophora-Echinodermata) from the Champlainian (Middle Ordovician) Guttenburg Formation of the Upper Mississippi Valley region. Journal of Paleontology, 56:631-653.
Kolata, D. R., H. L. Strimple, and C. O. Levorson. 1977. Revision of the Ordovician carpoid family Iowacystidae. Palaeontology, 20:529-557.
Ladd, H.S., 1929. The stratigraphy and paleontology of the Maquoketa Shale of Iowa Pt. 1. Iowa Geological Survey Annual Report 34:305-448, pl. 4-17.
Ludvigsen, R. and B. D. E. Chatterton, 1991. The peculiar Ordovician
Hypodicranotus from the Whittaker Formation, District of Mackenzie. Canadian Journal of Earth Science, 28:616-622.
Meek, F. B.and A. H. Worthen 1868. Paleontology of Illinois. Geological Survey of Illinois, 3:291-565.
Palmer, James E. and Russell R. Dutcher, editors, 1979, Depositional and structural history of the Pennsylvanian system of the Illinois Basin: field trip 9, Ninth International Congress of Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology. Part 2: Invited papers ISGS Series: Guidebook 15a United States Geological Survey, 2005: Geologic Information about the Midwestern States. found at:http://geology.er.usgs.gov/states/midwest.html
Rice, W. F. 1987. The systematics and biostratigraphy of the Brachiopoda of the Decorah Shale at St. Paul , Minnesota . Minnesota Geological Survey Report of Investigation, 35:136-166
Rohr, D.M., R.B. Blodgett and W.M. Furnish, 1992. Maclurina manitobensis (Whiteaves) (Ordovician Gastropoda): the largest known Paleozoic gastropod. Journal of Paleontology 66(6):880-884.
Sloan, R. E. 1959, An Occurrence of Desmograptus cancellatus in the Stewartville Dolomite of Minnesota, Journal of Paleontology, Vol. 33, pp. 680-681
Sloan, R.E., 1972. Notes on the Platteville Formation. in Field Trip Guidebook
for Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks of Southeastern Minnesota. Minn. Geol. Surv. Guidebook Series No. 4, p. 43-53
Sloan, R. E. (ed.), 1987, Report of Investigations 35. Minnesota Geological Survey, Saint Paul
Slocom, A. W. and Foerste, A. F. 1924. New echinoderms from the
Maquoketa beds of
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Slocum, A.W. and A.F. Foerste, 1924. New echinoderms from the Maquoketa Beds of Fayette County, Iowa. Iowa Geological Survey Annual Report 29:1-315.
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Tofel, J. E. and P. W. Bretsky. 1987. Middle Ordovician Lophospira (Archaeogastropoda) from the Upper Mississippi Valley. Journal of Paleontology, 61: 700-723
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Ulrich, E. O., 1892, Two New Lower Silurian Species of Lichas (Subgenus Hoplolichas), The American Geologist, v. 10, p. 271-272
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Ulrich, E.O., A.F. Foerste and A.K. Miller, 1943. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods, Part II: Brevicones. Geological Society of America Special Paper 37:1-96, 57 pls
Ulrich, E.O., A.F. Foerste, A.K. Miller, and W.M. Furnish, 1942. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods, Part I: Nautilicones. Geological Society of American Special Paper 49:1-164, 70 pls.
Ulrich, E.O., A.F. Foerste, A.K. Miller, W.M. Furnish and A.L. Unklesbay, 1944. Ozarkian and Canadian cephalopods, Part III: Longicones and Summary. Geological Society of American Special Paper 58:1-146, 68 pls.
Unklesbay, A.G., 1992, Missouri Geology: Three Billion Years of Volcanoes, Seas, Sediments, and Erosion. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated
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Walter, O.T., 1923. Trilobites of Iowa and some related Paleozoic forms. Iowa Geological Survey Annual Report 31:167-390.
Wang, Y., 1949. Maquoketa Brachiopoda of Iowa. Geological Society of America Memoir 42:1-55, 12 pls.
Westrop, S. R. and R. Ludvigsen, 1983, Systematics and Paleoecology of Upper Ordovician Trilobites form the Selkirk Member of the Red River Formation, Southern Manitoba, Manitoba Dept. of Energy and Mines, Mineral Resource Division Geol. Report, GR82-2, p.1-51
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Winchell, N. H. and C. Schuchert. 1892. Preliminary descriptions of new Brachiopoda from the Trenton and Hudson River Groups of Minnesota. American Geologist, 9:284-294.
Winchell, N. H. and C. Schuchert. 1893. The lower Silurian Brachiopoda of Minnesota. In L. Lesquereux, A. Woodward, B. W. Thomas, C. Schuchert, E. O. Ulrich, and N. H.Winchell. The Geology of Minnesota 3. Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota, Final Report. Harrison and Smith. Minneapolis, p. 333-474.
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