soft shales at banks of Genesee river, foot of upper Portage Falls (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Chautauqua County, New York (42.6° N, 78.0° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° S, 26.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Gowanda Shale Formation (Canadaway Group), Early/Lower Famennian (376.1 - 370.6 Ma)

• Early Famennian, Early Nehdenian, UD II-C

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• outer shelf.

Reposited in the YPM

Primary reference: J. Nagel-Myers, M. R. W. Amler, and R. T. Becker. 2008. Vetupraeca n. gen. and Mucopraeca n. gen. (Cryptodonta, Bivalvia): a reappraisal of Late Devonian bivalves from the Hercynian Facies. Journal of Paleontology 82(6):1150-1160 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84619: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 03.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae
"? Cardium vetustum n. sp." = Vetupraeca vetusta2
"? Cardium vetustum n. sp." = Vetupraeca vetusta2 Hall 1843 clam
Gastropoda
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
"Palaeotrochus praecursor" = Pseudoplagiothyra praecursor1
"Palaeotrochus praecursor" = Pseudoplagiothyra praecursor1 Clarke 1885 snail
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
"Loxonema multiplicatum n. sp." = Palaeozygopleura multiplicata1
"Loxonema multiplicatum n. sp." = Palaeozygopleura multiplicata1 Clarke 1904 snail