Unit 2, McKenzie 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: McKenzie Formation, Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified shale and lithified limestone

• Drab shale, and interbedded dark limestone.

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 41105: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 06.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Homeospira evax
Homeospira evax var. marylandica
Bivalvia
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Clidophorus nitidus pointed nut clam
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Uncinulidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797