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Poverty Run Unit (Breathitt Fm., Tuscarawas Co.) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Tuscarawas County, Ohio (40.5° N, 81.4° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 20.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Breathitt Formation, Morrowan (318.1 - 314.6 Ma)

• Morrowan series

Environment/lithology: marine

• Most specimens were found in shales, a few in limestones

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical

• Author listed abundances as rare/common/abundant and gave numerical ranges for them. We took log-means of ranges and report those in abundance field.

Primary reference: R. D. Hoare and M. T. Sturgeon. 1998. Pennsylvanian endothyroid foraminifera from the Appalachian Basin. Journal of Paleontology 72(3):405-418 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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