Loc. 76. Hoyts Quarry, 4 miles west of Saratoga Springs (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Saratoga County, New York (43.1° N, 73.9° W: paleocoordinates 32.3° S, 75.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Saukiella serotina trilobite zone, Hoyt Limestone Formation, Trempealeauan (501.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• arenaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. D. Walcott. 1912. Cambrian geology and paleontology. II. New York Potsdam Hoyt fauna. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 57(9):263-289 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74540: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 11.08.2007

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
  - Dikelocephalidae
"Dicellocephalus hartti" = Dikelocephalus, Dicellocephalus tribulus n. sp.
"Dicellocephalus hartti" = Dikelocephalus trilobite
Dicellocephalus tribulus n. sp. Walcott 1912 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Lonchocephalidae
 Asaphida - Ptychaspididae
 Redlichiida - Agraulidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Paragastropoda
 Mimospirida - Onychochilidae
Matherella saratogensis n. gen. Walcott 1886
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Pelagiella hoyti" = Strepsodiscus hoyti
"Pelagiella hoyti" = Strepsodiscus hoyti Walcott 1890 snail
Tergomya
 Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae
"Triblidium cornutaforme" = Proplina cornutaformis
"Triblidium cornutaforme" = Proplina cornutaformis Walcott 1879