Cayuga, New York eurypterids (Silurian of the United States)

Where: New York (42.9° N, 76.7° W: paleocoordinates 27.6° S, 43.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: "Clinton" Formation, Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; green sandstone

• 2003:05:03 SEP environmental call based on knowledge of unit
• "Greenish sandstone...Environment not determined"

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13852: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 29.04.2002

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Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Adelophthalmidae