Cranes Corners (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Herkimer County, New York (43.0° N, 75.1° W: paleocoordinates 31.4° S, 37.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fiddler's Green Member (Bertie Limestone Formation), Cayugan (422.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified dolomite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Clark & Ruedemann in 1912

Primary reference: K. C. Caster and E. N. Kjellesvig-Waering. 1956. Some notes on the genus Dolichopterus Hall. Journal of Paleontology 30(1):19-28 [L. Ivany/P. Wall/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75496: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 14.10.2007

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Taxonomic list

 Xiphosurida - Dolichopteridae
"Dolichopterus testudineus n. sp." = Clarkeipterus testudineus, Dolichopterus herkimerensis n. sp.
"Dolichopterus testudineus n. sp." = Clarkeipterus testudineus Clarke and Ruedemann 1912 eurypterid
Dolichopterus herkimerensis n. sp. Caster and Kjellesvig-Waering 1956 eurypterid
One of Clarke& Ruedemann's D. testudineus specimens