near Elm Groove (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Ohio County, West Virginia (40.0° N, 80.7° W: paleocoordinates 6.1° S, 16.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Benwood Limestone Member (Pittsburgh Formation), Virgilian (303.7 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the CM

Primary reference: M. Urban and D. S. Berman. 2007. First occurrence of the late Paleozoic amphibian Zatrachys serratus (Temnospondyli, Zatrachydidae) in the Eastern United States. Annals of Carnegie Museum 76(3):157-164 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Shalap]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 125142: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margaret Shalap on 05.03.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Zatracheidae
Zatrachys serratus Cope 1878 tetrapod
CM 25659, partial quadratojugal, isolated left tabular spine, and unidentifiable cranial material