Pipe Creek Falls, 2 miles above where stream enters Wabash River (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Cass County, Indiana (40.7° N, 86.2° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° S, 33.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Polygnathus costatus costatus conodont zone, Jeffersonville Formation (Muscatatuck Group), Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. M. Kindle. 1900. The Devonian fossils and stratigraphy of Indiana. Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources Annual Report 25:1-737 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 170009: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 11.06.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Proetidae
"Proetus folliceps" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) folliceps, "Proetus crassimarginatus" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus, "Proetus macrocephalus" = Monodechenella macrocephala
"Proetus folliceps" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) folliceps Hall and Clarke 1888 trilobite
"Proetus crassimarginatus" = Proetus (Crassiproetus) crassimarginatus Hall 1843 trilobite
"Proetus macrocephalus" = Monodechenella macrocephala Hall 1861 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
"Productella spinulicosta" = Spinulicosta spinulicosta
"Productella spinulicosta" = Spinulicosta spinulicosta Hall 1857
 Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae
"Orthothetes chemungensis" = Floweria chemungensis
"Orthothetes chemungensis" = Floweria chemungensis Conrad 1842
Orthothetes chemungensis arctostriatus
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Stropheodonta inequistriata" = Strophomena (Strophodonta), "Stropheodonta demissa" = Strophodonta (Strophodonta) demissa
"Stropheodonta inequistriata" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
"Stropheodonta demissa" = Strophodonta (Strophodonta) demissa Conrad 1842
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Parazygidae
"Trematospira hirsuta" = Parazyga hirsuta
"Trematospira hirsuta" = Parazyga hirsuta Hall 1857
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
Eunella harmonia, "Eunella lincklaeni" = Cranaena lincklaeni, "Terebratula romingeri" = Cranaena romingeri, "Eunella sullivanti" = Cranaena sullivanti
Eunella harmonia Hall 1867
"Eunella lincklaeni" = Cranaena lincklaeni Hall 1860
"Terebratula romingeri" = Cranaena romingeri Hall 1863
"Eunella sullivanti" = Cranaena sullivanti Hall 1867
 Terebratulida - Centronellidae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
"Spirifer divaricatus" = Fimbrispirifer divaricatus
"Spirifer divaricatus" = Fimbrispirifer divaricatus Hall 1857
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Reticularia fimbriata" = Elita fimbriata
"Reticularia fimbriata" = Elita fimbriata Conrad 1842
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Pentamerella arata Conrad 1841
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Machaerariidae
"Cyclorhina nobilis" = Callipleura nobilis
"Cyclorhina nobilis" = Callipleura nobilis Hall 1860
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
 Rhynchonellida - Sapphicorhynchidae
"Camarotoechia sappho" = Sapphicorhynchus sappho
"Camarotoechia sappho" = Sapphicorhynchus sappho Hall 1860
not Camarotoechia sappho according to Sartenaer 2007: but he does not say what it is.
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
Pterinopecten hermes Hall 1884 scallop
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Leptodesma sp. Hall 1883 oyster
"Leiopteria sp." = Leptodesma (Leiopteria) Hall 1883 oyster
Leptodesma rogersi Hall 1883 oyster
Actinopteria boydi Conrad 1842 oyster
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia indenta Conrad 1842 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
Gastropoda
 Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae
"Platyceras conicum" = Orthonychia conicum
"Platyceras conicum" = Orthonychia conicum Hall 1859 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
"Euomphalus decewi" = Pleuronotus decewi, "Euomphalus planodiscus" = Straparollus planodiscus
"Euomphalus decewi" = Pleuronotus decewi Billings 1861 snail
"Euomphalus planodiscus" = Straparollus planodiscus Hall 1860 snail
 Euomphalina - Elasmonematidae
"Callonema bellatula" = Elasmonema bellatula
"Callonema bellatula" = Elasmonema bellatula Hall 1861 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras ? argo Hall 1862 snail
Platyceras echinatum Hall 1862 snail
Platyceras erectum Hall 1843 snail
Platyceras crassum Hall 1862 snail
"Platyostoma sp." = Platyceras (Platyostoma) Conrad 1842 snail
Cyclonema "n. sp." Hall 1852 snail
"Platyceras indianensis" = Euthyrhachis indianense Miller and Gurley 1897 snail