SUNY-B 237 West Cave mountain quarry (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Greene County, New York (42.3° N, 74.3° W: paleocoordinates 37.1° S, 22.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oneonta Formation (Genesee Group), Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, permineralized, replaced with pyrite, replaced with limonite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Collected by J.D. and S. Grierson.

Primary reference: W. E. Stein. 2002. SUNY-Binghamton Paleobiology Collection. [W. Stein/N. Smith/N. Smith]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28286: authorized by Bill Stein, entered by Manuela Gonzalez on 04.02.2003

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)
Lepidosigillaria ? sp. Kraeusel and Weyland 1949
Identified by collectors.