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West side of SH3 (Hertha Fm., Bourbon Co., KS) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Bourbon County, Kansas (37.7° N, 94.9° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 28.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mound City Shale Member (Hertha Formation), Missourian (305.9 - 303.4 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 120: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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