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Boggs Unit (Pottsville Fm., Muskingum Co.) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Muskingum County, Ohio (39.9° N, 82.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.5° S, 21.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

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

• Atokan Series

Environment/lithology: marine

Collection methods: Most specimens collected in shales, a few in limestone.

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

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