Unit 5, 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: offshore; lithified shale and lithified sandstone

• Olive to gray shale and thin 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 41018: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 05.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Coelospira sp. Hall 1863