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Road ditch near Odessa (Pleasanton Group, Lafayette Co., MO) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Lafayette County, Missouri (39.0° N, 94.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.6° S, 33.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Exline Limestone Member, Carboniferous (360.7 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• no formation name given, shales assoc w/ LS

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 115: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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