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US160 west of Independence (Stanton Fm., Montgomery Co., KS) (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Montgomery County, Kansas (37.2° N, 95.8° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 29.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Eudora Shale Member (Stanton 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 170: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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