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Obryan Unit (Allegheny Fm., Lawrence Co.) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Lawrence County, Ohio (38.5° N, 82.7° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 20.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Allegheny Formation, Desmoinesian (313.8 - 305.9 Ma)

• Desmoinesian series

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Collection methods: Most specimens collected from shales, a few from limestone.

Primary reference: R. D. Hoare and M. T. Sturgeon. 1998. Pennsylvanian endothyroid foraminifera from the Appalachian Basin. Journal of Paleontology 72(3):405-418 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 17: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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