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Mogofin Unit (Breathitt Fm., Perry Co., KY) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Perry County, Kentucky (37.3° N, 83.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.5° S, 23.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Breathitt Formation, Atokan (318.1 - 311.4 Ma)

• Atokan series

Environment/lithology: marine

• Most specimens collected in shales, few in limestone.

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical

• Most specimens collected in shales, a few in limestones

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

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