MUG-5. The ravine of the south side tributary to Big Run. (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Southwest of elev. 826 and Headley's farm buildings

Where: Muskingum County, Ohio (39.4° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° S, 21.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Mercer Member (Pottsville Formation), Atokan (318.6 - 312.8 Ma)

• U. Atokan

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified shale and lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the OSU

Primary reference: R. D. Hoare, M. T. Sturgeon, and E.A. Kindt. 1978. New Pennsylvanian bivalves and occurrences of Pseudoconocardium from Ohio and West Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 52(5):1023-1036 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79386: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 06.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

• Specimens collected from the exposed limestone unit
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Promytilus pottsvillensis Hoare et al. 1978 mussel