Kinderhookian

Kinderhookian

[¦kin·dər¦hu̇k·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Mississippian geologic time, above the Chautauquan of Devonian, below Osagian.
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Understanding the paleoclimate of the Rheic Ocean at the beginning of the Mississippian Period, throughout the Kinderhookian, will help determine the spatial and temporal limits of the dendroid Graptolite Dictyonema within Missouri.
Stratigraphy and condont biostratigraphy of Kinderhookian and Osagean (lower Mississippian) rocks of southwestern Missouri and adjacent areas.