Long Island, Kassan Bay, upper section (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Alaska (55.5° N, 132.4° W: paleocoordinates 19.9° S, 80.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Devonian (393.3 - 382.7 Ma)

• The upper of two divisions of limestone (division c) from Long Island, Kasaan Bay. 270 feet thick in total, but this taxonomic list does not include the basal 40 feet of this section, which is described separately in PBDB collection 111903.

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• Hard, dark-gray limestone.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.M. Kirk in 1905

Primary reference: E. M. Kindle. 1907. Notes on the Paleozoic faunas and stratigraphy of southeastern Alaska. Journal of Geology 15(4):314-337 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 111901: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 30.06.2011

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
Cyphaspis sp. Burmeister 1843 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus sp. Steininger 1831 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Myodocopida -
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
? Cytherella sp. Jones 1849 ostracod
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
Leperditia sp. Rouault 1851 ostracod
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Stropheodonta stephani" = Strophomena (Strophodonta), "Stropheodonta comitans" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
"Stropheodonta stephani" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
"Stropheodonta comitans" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Reticulariidae
? Reticularia sp. Frederiks 1915
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
"Atrypa spinosa" = Spinatrypa spinosa Hall 1843
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
? Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. Bruguiére 1797
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae
"Conocardium cf. bohemicum" = Bohemicardia bohemica
"Conocardium cf. bohemicum" = Bohemicardia bohemica Barrande 1881
  -
Conocardium sp. Bronn 1835
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Antipleuridae
Hercynella sp. Kayser 1878 clam
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
? Mytilarca sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Leptodesma sp. Hall 1883 oyster
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
? Cypricardinia sp. Hall 1860 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Protobranchia -
Nuculites sp. Conrad 1841 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus cf. planorbis d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 snail
 Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
Oriostoma sp. Munier-Chalmas 1876 snail
Oriostoma princeps Oehlert 1877 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae
Tremanotus sp. Hall 1868 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
Naticopsis sp. M'Coy 1844 snail
 Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Murchisonia "sp. 1" d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1841 snail
Murchisonia "sp. 2" d'Archiac and de Verneuil 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae
? Loxonema sp. Phillips 1841 snail
? Holopella sp. M'Coy 1851 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
 Oncocerida - Oonoceratidae
"Ooceras sp." = Oonoceras
"Ooceras sp." = Oonoceras Hyatt 1884
 Oncocerida -
? Gomphoceras sp. Sowerby 1839
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites radiciformis tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Goniophyllidae
Calceola cf. sandalina Linnaeus 1771 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae
Cyathophyllum sp. Goldfuss 1826 horn coral
 Rugosa -
? Orthophyllum sp. Pocta 1902 horn coral