Station 69, 4.5 miles west of Gettysburg (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Washington (48.2° N, 123.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.8° N, 115.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pysht Formation, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

• Miocene age given by Cooper, but area exposes the Pysht formation now considered to be late Oligocene.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Lithified based on fossil preservation and occurrence in Pysht Formation

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187471: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae
? Eohemithyris gettysburgensis n. sp. Cooper 1959