SUNY-B 1639 (DBPC) West Cave Mountain Quarry (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Locality 9, Grierson 1963, Ashland

Where: Greene County, New York (42.3° N, 74.3° W: paleocoordinates 34.9° S, 22.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Onteora Formation (Genesee Group), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Grierson (1963, p. 225): "equivalent in age to the Ithaca formation."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, permineralized, replaced with pyrite, replaced with limonite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Collected by Hueber and Grierson.

Primary reference: J. D. Grierson and H.P. Banks. 1963. Lycopods of the Devonian of New York State. Palaeontographica Americana 4(31):221-295 [W. Stein/J. Kao/J. Kao]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20673: authorized by Bill Stein, entered by Jenny Kao on 03.06.2002, edited by Manuela Gonzalez

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Tetraxylopteris sp. Beck 1957
Identified by collectors.
Euphyllophytina "B1"
Ridged axis (dia. <3 mm)
Euphyllophytina "B2"
Ridged axis (dia. 3-10 mm)
Euphyllophytina "B3"
Ridged axis (dia. 10-20 mm)
cf. Lepidosigillaria sp. Kraeusel and Weyland 1949