Harrodsburg Quadrangle (Blue Licks) Locality (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Junction City, KY

Where: Boyle County County, Kentucky (37.6° N, 84.8° W: paleocoordinates 32.6° S, 34.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: New Albany Shale Formation, Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• Read (1936, p. 149): "a small outlier of green New Providence shale rests on a black shale which is of New Albany age. Ver excellent exposures are displayed at the heads of several small streams.""

Environment/lithology: black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: C. B. Read. 1936. The Flora of the New Albany Shale. Part 1. Diichnia kentuckiensis, A New Representative of the Calamopityeae. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 185-H:149-155 [W. Stein/J. Kao/J. Kao]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 21177: authorized by Bill Stein, entered by Jenny Kao on 19.06.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Coenopteridales - Zygopteridaceae
Stereopteris annularis Scott and Jeffrey 1914
 Archaeopteridales - Archaeopteridaceae
 Coniferales -
 Calamopityales - Calamopityaceae
 Calamopityales -
Diichnia kentuckiensis Read 1936
stem cross section