Unit 7, Wills Creek Limestone, Grasshopper Run Section (Silurian to of the United States)

Where: Morgan County County, West Virginia (39.6° N, 78.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.8° S, 42.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wills Creek Limestone Formation, Ludlow to Ludlow (427.4 - 419.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, green, sandy shale and lithified sandstone

• Crumbly green shale with thin sandy layers containing Leperditia; purplish shale and sandstone at base.

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 41159: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Kimberly Koverman on 07.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae