Also known as Blue Hilll Shale Member, Carlile Shale (Turonian) fauna
Where: Kansas (38.9° N, 99.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 64.5° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Blue Hill Shale Member (Carlile Shale Formation), Middle Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)
• Blue Hill Shale Member of the Carlile Shale. "The Blue Hill Shale Member has been assigned a late middle Turonian age based on the occurrence of the ammonite Collignoniceras hyatti."
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; silty shale
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Collection techniques not mentioned in text.
Primary reference: R. M. Feldman and M. Maxey. 1980. Raninella carlilensis, a new raninid crab from the Carlile Shale (Turonian) of Kansas. Journal of Paleontology 54(4):858-861 [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 35063: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 28.10.2003
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