Unit 1, Rose Hill Formation, Sir Johns Run Section (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Morgan County County, West Virginia (39.6° N, 78.2° W: paleocoordinates 28.2° S, 48.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pterospathodus amorphognathoides conodont zone, Rose Hill Formation (Clinton Group), Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• Niagaran

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale and lithified, calcareous sandstone

• Shale, with some calcareous sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. P. Woodward. 1941. Silurian System of West Virginia. West Virginia Geological Survey 14:1-326 [P. Wagner/K. Koverman/K. Koverman]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40724: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 28.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
"Coelospira sulcata" = Eocoelia sulcata
"Coelospira sulcata" = Eocoelia sulcata Prouty 1923
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella