Unit 1, Keefer Sandstone, Great Cacapon Section I (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Morgan County County, West Virginia (39.6° N, 78.3° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 47.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Keefer Sandstone Formation (Clinton Group), Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; lithified, gray sandstone

• Massive gray sandstone.

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 40726: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 28.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Homalonotidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella