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Abandoned Quarry (Lost Branch Fm., Appanoose Co., IA) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Appanoose County, Iowa (40.7° N, 92.9° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° S, 26.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Lost Branch Formation, Desmoinesian (313.8 - 305.9 Ma)

• JA: all of the Desmoinesian collections in this paper are late Desmoinesian, see title of Swade 1985 in refs

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Collection methods: core

Primary reference: J. M. Malinky and P. H. Heckel. 1998. Paleoecology and taphonomy of faunal assemblages in gray "core" (offshore) shales in Midcontinent Pennsylvanian cyclothems. Palaios 13(4):311-334 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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