Unit 15, Rochester Shale, Keyser Reservoir Section (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Mineral County County, West Virginia (39.4° N, 79.0° W: paleocoordinates 29.2° S, 47.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rochester Shale Formation (Clinton Group), Llandovery to Llandovery (443.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale

• Shale; soft, buff to gray.

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 41134: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 07.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae