Ellengowan Shaft (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (40.8° N, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 15.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Llewellyn Formation, Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• author doesn't give any stratigraphic info, these data were inferred from geologic maps

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coal and gray, silty sandstone

• gray slaty sandstone overlying the mammoth seam of coal

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Primary reference: W. D. Mason. 1878. On the batrachian foot tracks from the Ellengowan Shaft, in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:716-719 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 37459: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.03.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
  -
Tetrapoda indet.
"batrachian foot-tracks"