Unit 3, 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, calcareous shale and lithified limestone

• Dark calcareous shale and thin limestones.

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 41106: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 06.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Homeospira evax
Homeospira evax var. marylandica
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Clidophorus nitidus pointed nut clam
 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
"Hormotoma marylandica" = Gyrodoma marylandica
"Hormotoma marylandica" = Gyrodoma marylandica Clarke and Swartz 1913 snail
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797