Unit 1, Rose Hill Formation, McKenzie-Pinto Section (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Allegany County County, Maryland (39.6° N, 78.8° W: paleocoordinates 29.2° S, 47.8° 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: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified shale and lithified sandstone

• Greenish-gray and chocolate-colored shales and interbedded thin bands of sandstone; some limestone bands in upper 12 feet.

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 41016: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 05.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Beyrichiacea - Zygobolbidae
 Palaeocopida - Aechminidae
Tentaculita
 Cornulitida - Cornulitidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Pulsiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella
"Parmorthis elegantula" = Resserella