Where: Montgomery County, Kansas (37.0° N, 95.5° W: paleocoordinates 4.2° S, 29.2° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Lake Neosho Shale Member (Altamont Limestone Formation), Kasimovian (307.0 - 303.7 Ma)
• Altamont Limestone is basal Kasimovian unit in midcontinent region (Schmitz & Davydov, 2012).
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified shale
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Repository: Fort Hays State Museum (FHSM) in Hays, Kansas. Additional fossils at the Bob Campbell Geology Museum (BCGM) in Clemson, South Carolina.
Primary reference: S. A. Hamm and D. J. Cicimurri. 2005. Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian) chondrichthyans from the Lake Neosho Shale Member of the Altamont Limestone in Montgomery County, Kansas. Paludicola 5(2):65-76 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 132333: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.08.2012
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