SUNY-B 329 Brown Mountain, Blenheim-Gilboa Power plant (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Schoharie River, NY

Where: Schoharie County, New York (42.4° N, 74.4° W: paleocoordinates 37.6° S, 22.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Panther Mountain Formation (Hamilton Group), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Bonamo, Banks, and Grierson (1988, p. 222): refer to Grierson and Banks (1963 and 1983).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, adpression, permineralized, replaced with pyrite, replaced with limonite

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Collected by J.D. Grierson, R. Baschnagel, and Ed. Zyskowski, in April 8, 1971.

Primary reference: P. M. Bonamo, H.P. Banks and J.D. Grierson. 1988. Leclercqia, Haskinsia, and the Role of Leaves in Delineation of Devonian Lycopod Genera. Botanical Gazette 149(2):222-239 [W. Stein/J. Kao/J. Kao]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 21172: authorized by Bill Stein, entered by Jenny Kao on 19.06.2002, edited by Manuela Gonzalez and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Leclercqia complexa
sporangia and spores, stem cross section
Haskinsia colophylla
stem cross section
Chelicerata "indet. D"2 Heymons 1901
AMNH 43116
Arachnida
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Arachnida "indet. B"2 Lamarck 1801
AMNH 43103, 43112, 43113, 43114
 Trigonotarbida - Palaeocharinidae
Gelasinotarbus reticulatus n. sp.2 Shear et al. 1987
AMNH 43047, 43062, 43063
Gelasinotarbus bonamoae2 Shear et al. 1987
AMNH 43083, 43084
Gelasinotarbus fimbriunguis n. sp.2 Shear et al. 1987
AMNH 43162-43166, 43168, 43098-43102, 43106, 43107, 43047
Gilboarachne griersoni n. sp.2 Shear et al. 1987
AMNH 43043-43047
Myriapoda
 Devonobiomorpha - Devonobiidae
Devonobius delta1 Shear and Bonamo 1988 centipede
AMNH 43130, 43131, 43132, 43133, 43134, 43135
Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet.3 Cuvier 1805
unclassified
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Euphyllophytina "B1"3
Ridged axis (dia. <3 mm)
Euphyllophytina "B2"3
Ridged axis (dia. 3-10 mm)
Euphyllophytina "B3"3
Ridged axis (dia. 10-20 mm)
Euphyllophytina "B4"3
Ridged axis (dia. >20 mm)
Euphyllophytina "BX1"3
Ridged axis with multiple dichotomous ramification (dia. <3 mm)
Euphyllophytina "A1"3
Smooth axis (dia. <3 mm)
Euphyllophytina "C3"3
Irregularly patterned axis (dia. 10-20 mm)