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Pine Creek Unit (Glenshaw Fm., Allegheny Co.) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (40.4° N, 80.0° W: paleocoordinates 7.0° S, 17.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Glenshaw Formation, Missourian (305.9 - 303.4 Ma)

• Missourian series

Environment/lithology: marine

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical

• Most specimens collected from shale, a few from 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 18: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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