Highland Mills - Oriskany - Erie Cut (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Orange County, New York (41.3° N, 74.1° W: paleocoordinates 41.2° S, 26.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Oriskany Formation (Tristates Group), Early/Lower Devonian (419.2 - 393.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified sandstone

Primary reference: C. H. Kindle and S.H. Eidman. 1955. Fauna of the Kanouse Sandstone at Highland Mills, New York. Journal of Paleontology 29(1):183-185 [L. Ivany/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76165: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 14.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Anopliidae
 Productida - Eodevonariidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
Cyrtina sp. Davidson 1858
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leptocoeliidae
 Orthida - Platyorthidae