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Former RR cut at Formation Type Section (Fort Scott Fm., Bourbon Co., Kansas) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Bourbon County, Kansas (37.8° N, 94.7° W: paleocoordinates 5.4° S, 29.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Little Osage Shale Member (Fort Scott Limestone Formation), Desmoinesian (313.8 - 305.9 Ma)

• JA: all of the Desmoinesian collections in this paper are late Desmoinesian, see title of Swade 1985 in refs

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

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