Unit 9, 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, brown, gray shale and lithified sandstone

• Rusty-gray to brown or olive argillaceous shale and some sandstone bands.

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 41015: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 05.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Calymenidae
 Beyrichiacea - Zygobolbidae
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Coelospira nitens Vanuxem 1842
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae