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Kayser Construction Co. Quarry (Lecompton Fm., Montgomery Co., IA) ( of the United States)

Where: Montgomery County, Iowa (41.1° N, 95.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.3° S, 26.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Queen Hill Shale Member (Lecompton Formation), Virgilian (303.4 - 295.0 Ma)

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

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