Cannelton (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Beaver County, Pennsylvania (40.8° N, 80.5° W: paleocoordinates 7.9° S, 18.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Kittanning Coal Formation (Allegheny Group), Desmoinesian (313.8 - 305.9 Ma)

• "Coal Measures" - Desmoinesian according to Berg et al. 1983, Stratigraphic Correlation Chart of Pennsylvania; Kjellesvig-Waering (1959) lists this as the Darlington coal of the Allegheny formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by R. D. Lacoe

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1897. On New Paleozoic Vertebrata from Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 36:71-91 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht/E. Dunne]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165526: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 21.01.2015, edited by Emma Dunne, Roy Plotnick and Joseph Flannery-Sutherland

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Taxonomic list

Euchelicerata
 Eurypterida - Adelophthalmidae
Adelophthalmus mansfieldi2 Hall 1877 eurypterid
 Eurypterida - Mycteropidae
Mycterops ordinatus1 Cope 1886 eurypterid
Osteichthyes
 Actinopterygii - Haplolepidae
Microhaplolepis serrata3 Newberry 1856 ray-finned fish
USNM 4560
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthus sp. Agassiz 1839 coelacanth
scales
Amphibia
 Nectridea - Urocordylidae
"Ctenerpeton alveolatum n. gen. n. sp." = Ctenerpeton remex
"Ctenerpeton alveolatum n. gen. n. sp." = Ctenerpeton remex Cope 1868 tetrapod
 Temnospondyli - Eobrachyopidae
"Tuditanus minimus n. sp." = Isodectes obtusus4, "Tuditanus sculptilis n. sp." = Isodectes obtusus4
"Tuditanus minimus n. sp." = Isodectes obtusus4 Cope 1868 tetrapod
USNM 4555 (specimen on slab of slate)
"Tuditanus sculptilis n. sp." = Isodectes obtusus4 Cope 1868 tetrapod
University of Chicago Zoological Musuem No. 12315 (skull and fragmentary pectoral plates)
Ceraterpeton recticorne
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"Ceraterpeton recticorne n. sp." = Eoserpeton tenuicorne
"Ceraterpeton recticorne n. sp." = Eoserpeton tenuicorne Cope 1874