Mudge Creek - Upper Sodus (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Wayne County, New York (43.3° N, 76.9° W: paleocoordinates 25.5° S, 45.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Sodus Formation), Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, gray, green, blue, calcareous shale and lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• Greenish gray and bluish gray calcareous shales withe limestone layers composed of Coelospira

Primary reference: T. Gillette. 1947. The Clinton of Western and Central New York. New York State Museum Bulletin (341) [L. Ivany/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 82506: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 28.07.2008

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene niagarensis Hall 1843 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Beyrichiacea - Zygobolbidae
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Stropheodonta corrugata" = Strophodonta corrugata
"Stropheodonta corrugata" = Strophodonta corrugata Conrad 1842
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Coelospira hemispherica de Sowerby and Murchison 1839
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Strophostylus ventricosus" = Platyostoma ventricosum
"Strophostylus ventricosus" = Platyostoma ventricosum Conrad 1842 snail
Tentaculita
 Cornulitida - Cornulitidae
Stenolaemata
 Cryptostomata - Ptilodictyidae
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae