Greens Landing Coral Bed, Erie and Genesee Counties, western NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Erie County, New York (42.9° N, 78.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 26.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jaycox Member (Ludlowville Formation), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; calcareous shale

• calcareous shale

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: S. M. Mayer. 1989. Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Jaycox Shale Member, Hamilton Group of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. unpublished M.S. thesis, State University of New York College at Fredonia 1-121 [A. Miller/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 8979: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 13.09.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• This is a composite list for the Green's Landing Coral Bed from the four localities listed above.
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana Green 1832 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida -
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea
"Chonetacea indet." = Chonetoidea Bronn 1862
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Parazygidae
Parazyga hirsuta Hall 1857
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Elita fimbriata Conrad 1842
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
small bivalves
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
"Plethomytilus oviformis" = Mytilarca
"Plethomytilus oviformis" = Mytilarca clam
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten sp. M'Coy 1851 scallop
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia indenta Conrad 1842 clam
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Grammysia sp. de Verneuil 1847 clam
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras sp., "Naticonema lineata" = Platyostoma lineata
Platyceras sp. Conrad 1840 snail
"Naticonema lineata" = Platyostoma lineata Conrad 1842 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
fenestrates and fistuliporoid-massive
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Hederellidae
Hederella sp. Hall 1883
 Cryptostomata - Rhinidictyidae
Stictopora sp. Hall 1847
 Cystoporata -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
crinoid stems and large holdfasts
 Cladida - Botryocrinidae
Costalocrinus sp. Jaekel 1918 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites hamiltoniae tabulate coral
Favosites argus Hall 1876 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
Heliophyllum halli Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
Heliophyllum confluens Hall 1876 horn coral
 Stauriida - Eridophyllidae