Summerfield limestone, Noble County (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Noble County, Ohio (39.8° N, 81.3° W: paleocoordinates 6.7° S, 17.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Conemaugh Group, Stephanian (306.9 - 298.9 Ma)

• Summerfield Limestone lies 25 feet below the Pittsburgh coal bed at Summerfield, Ohio, USA (Condit, 1912)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MCZ

Primary reference: R. L. Carroll, K. A. Bossy, A. C. Milner, S. M. Andrews, and C. F. Wellstead. 1998. Handbuch der Palaoherpetologie / Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology Teil 1 / Part 1 Lepospondyli: Microsauria, Nectridea, Lysorophia, Adelospondyli, Aistopoda, Acherontiscidae. 1-216 [G. Lloyd/G. Lloyd/E. Dunne]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 177046: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Emma Dunne on 18.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Recumbirostra - Molgophidae
Molgophis macrurus Cope 1868 amniote
MCZ 2812 (bone fragment)