SW Cottageville (Permian to of the United States)

Also known as Locality N (Moran, 1952)

Where: Mason County, West Virginia (38.8° N, 81.9° W: paleocoordinates 4.9° S, 16.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Dunkard Group, Asselian to Asselian (298.9 - 290.1 Ma)

• "This area lies in the Dunkard group, but the horizon is uncertain" (Romer, 1952).

•The age of the Dunkard group, wich is not well constrained, here is based on correlation chart (fig. 4) in Wellstead (1991, Bull. AMNH 209).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

• "This specimen [...] was apparently found in a sandstone."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Boyd C. Baker; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: A. S. Romer. 1952. Late Pennsylvanian and Early Permian Vertebrates of the Pittsburgh-West Virginia Region. Annals of Carnegie Museum 33:47-113 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86885: authorized by Johannes Mueller, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 23.02.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Tetrapoda -
Limnosceloides dunkardensis n. gen. n. sp. Romer 1952 tetrapod
USNM 12166 (type)