Unit 3, Clinton Formation, Wise County, Virginia, Section (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Wise County County, Virginia (37.0° N, 82.6° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 52.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• PJW: Probably Rose Hill

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale and lithified sandstone

• Soft olive to drab platy shale and thin sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

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 41083: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 06.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Coelospira nitens Vanuxem 1842