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Floraville (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: St. Clair County, Illinois (38.4° N, 90.1° W: paleocoordinates 11.8° S, 31.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ridenhower Formation, Chesterian (339.4 - 318.1 Ma)

• Lower Chesterian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• No rock data given

Reposited in the ROM

Primary reference: H. H. Beaver and A. J. Fabian. 1998. Color patterns in Mississippian (Chesterian) blastoids. Journal of Paleontology 72(2):332-338 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998, edited by Loic Villier

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