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Red Hill Locality (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Clinton County, Pennsylvania (41.3° N, 77.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 26.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Duncannon Member (Catskill Formation), Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• "Late Devonian, late Famennian Stage (Grandispora cornata/Rugispora flexuosa palynomorph zone)" (Downs and Daeschler 2001)

Environment/lithology: "channel"; lithified, gray, green, red sandstone

• "non-marine deposition within and between meandering stream channels on low-relief alluvial plains bordering the Catskill Sea" (Downs and Daeschler 2001)
• "well-sorted lenses within a one-meter thick-sequence of gently inclined sandy-siltstone layers" (Downs and Daeschler 2001); lithified based on figured specimens

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Del Szatmary in 1995; reposited in the ANSP

Primary reference: W. A. Shear. 2000. Gigantocharinus szatmaryi, a new trigonotarbid arachnid from the Late Devonian of North America (Chelicerata, Arachnida, Trigonotarbida). Journal of Paleontology 74(1):25-31 [D. Smith/A. Kinchloe/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35044: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 27.10.2003, edited by John Alroy, Matthew Clapham and Emma Dunne

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