Unit 5, Rose Hill Formation, North Rose Hill Section (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Maryland (39.7° N, 78.8° W: paleocoordinates 29.1° S, 47.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rose Hill Formation (Clinton Group), Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Thin-bedded drab argillaceous shale with some reddish to purple layers and occasional beds of 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 41012: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 05.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa "reticularis" Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
"Coelospira sulcata" = Eocoelia sulcata
"Coelospira sulcata" = Eocoelia sulcata Prouty 1923
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella