Chagrin Shale of Ohio, emphasis on arthropods, loc. 6 (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Mill Creek

Where: Ashtabula County, Ohio (41.7° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 29.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chagrin Shale Formation, Famennian (372.2 - 358.9 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shale and siltstone

Preservation: trace, concretion

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• arthropods in concretions

Primary reference: W. E. Weidner and R. M. Feldmann. 1985. Paleoecological interpretation of the echinocarid arthropod assemblages in the Late Devonian (Famennian) Chagrin Shale, Northeastern Ohio. Journal of Paleontology 59(4):986-1004 [T. Olszewski/T. Olszewski/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3380: authorized by Tom Olszewski, entered by Tom Olszewski on 31.07.1999, edited by Austin Hendy

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Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Archaeostraca -
Strophomenata
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes indet. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
Cyrtospirifer sp. Nalivkin 1924
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
originally entered as "Camarotoechia spp."
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Scyphozoa
  -
Palaeopalaemonida
 Palaeopalaemonoidea - Palaeopalaemonidae
Palaeopalaemon sp. Whitfield 1880
 Ichnofossils -
Rhizocorallium sp. Zenker 1836
Lingulichnus sp. Hakes 1976