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North of junction US69 and K135 (Swope Fm., Linn Co., KS) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Linn County, Kansas (38.4° N, 94.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.8° S, 28.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Hushpuckney shale Member (Swope 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 132: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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