Paine's Creek at LeRoy, Chagrin Fm. (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Lake County, Ohio (41.7° N, 81.1° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 29.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• "U. Dev"

Environment/lithology: offshore; hematitic, gray shale

• "gray, ironstone concretions in gray shale matrix. nearshore? cratonic, adjacent to Appalachian Basin. BA2"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. Feldmann and S. McKenzie. 1981. Echinocaris multispinosa a new echinocarid (Phyllocarida) from the Chagrin Formation. (late Devonian) of Ohio. Journal of Paleontology 55:383-388 [M. Uhen/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 653: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 06.04.1999

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Taxonomic list

• "R.M. Feldmann and S. McKenzie. 1981. Echinocaris multispinosa a new echinocarid (Phyllocarida) from the Chagrin Fm. (late Dev) of Ohio. J.Paleo. 55:383-388"
Nautiloida indet.
 Phyllocarida -
Phyllocarida indet.
 Archaeostraca -
 Productida - Chonetidae
cf. Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
originally entered as "cf. Chonetes sp."
 Athyridida - Parazygidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
Cyrtospirifer sp. Nalivkin 1924
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
cf. Ambocoelia sp. Hall 1860
originally entered as "cf. Ambocoelia sp."
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
Rhynchonellidae indet. Gray 1848
rhynchonellid - originally entered as "Rhynchonellida indet."
 Acrotretida -
Acrotretida indet. Kuhn 1949
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. BruguiƩre 1797
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
cf. Ptychopteria sp. Hall 1883 oyster
originally entered as "cf. Ptychopteria sp."
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Coelacanthiformes -
cf. Holoptychus sp. Agassiz 1843 coelacanth
originally entered as "cf. Holoptychius sp."
Chagrinia sp. Schaeffer 1962 lobe-finned fish
 Palaeopalaemonoidea - Palaeopalaemonidae
Palaeopalaemon sp. Whitfield 1880