Bird Hill East (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as =Belanski’s Station 19

Where: Floyd County, Iowa (42.0° N, 93.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 38.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cerro Gordo Member (Lime Creek Formation), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• U. Frasnian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, calcareous shale

• Transgressive-Regressive Cycle I1d of Johnson et al. 1985
• nodular calcareous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. L. Fenton and M. A. Fenton. 1924. The stratigraphy and fauna of the Hackberry stage of the Upper Devonian. Contributions from the Museum of Geology, the University of Michigan 1(1):1-260 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56253: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 16.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae
"Floyda gigantea" = Floyda concentrica Webster 1905 snail
Turbonopsis hackberryensis Webster 1906 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Diaphorostoma irrasum" = Platyostoma irrasum
"Diaphorostoma irrasum" = Platyostoma irrasum Fenton and Fenton 1924 snail