Locality 106, Whitney Point, Glen Aubrey Fm., Sonyea Group, NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Broome County, New York (42.3° N, 76.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.6° S, 24.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Glen Aubrey Formation (Sonyea Group), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: prodelta; burrowed, bioturbated shale and siltstone

• interbedded shales and siltstones; contains numerous grooves, tracks, trails, cross-laminae and current ripples

Primary reference: K. B. Macdonald. 1975. Quantitative community analysis: Recurrent group and cluster techniques applied to the fauna of the Upper Devonian Sonyea Group, New York. Journal of Geology 82:473-499 [A. Miller/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10414: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 16.04.2001, edited by Alycia Stigall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Relative abundance categories: (1) 1-10 specimens; (2) 11-100 specimens; (3) 101-1000 specimens; and (4)more than 1000
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
Cyrtina sp. Davidson 1858
 Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Ambocoelia sp. Hall 1860
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Grammysioidea sp. Williams 1916 clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo constricta Conrad 1842 clam
[entered as Paleoneilo constricta]
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail