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Geologic Unit: Wilbur
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  • Usage in publication:
    • Wilbur Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Biostratigraphic dating
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Appalachian basin
Publication:

Oliver, W.A., Jr., 2000, Stage boundary recognition in the Eastern Americas realm based on rugose corals: Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, no. 220, p. 7-57., Devonian Subcommission volume on boundary decisions


Summary:

Late Silurian (Pridolian) Wilbur Member of Rondout Formation contains ptenophyllid coral EMBOLOPHYLLUM SCHUCHERTI (Swartz) and other E. spp., corals that are common in Pridolian strata, but that are present in Early Devonian (Lochkovian) strata as well.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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