Cottage City Coral bed, Jaycox Run, Jaycox Member, Livingston Co., NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Livingston County, New York (42.8° N, 77.8° W: paleocoordinates 36.7° S, 25.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal ramp; gray, calcareous mudstone

• calcareous mudstone

Preservation: trace

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 unpublished M.S. thesis, State University of New York College at Fredonia 1-121 [A. Miller/K. Layou]more details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 8996: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 14.09.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana Green 1832 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Parazygidae
Parazyga hirsuta Hall 1857
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Elita fimbriata Conrad 1842
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
"Plethomytilus oviformis" = Mytilarca
"Plethomytilus oviformis" = Mytilarca clam
 Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae
Pterinopecten sp. Hall 1883 scallop
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia indenta Conrad 1842 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
fenestrate
Stenolaemata
 Cyclostomata - Hederellidae
Hederella sp. Hall 1883
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Fistuliporidae indet. Ulrich 1882
massive forms
 Cryptostomata - Rhinidictyidae
Stictopora sp. Hall 1847
 Cystoporata -
Crinoidea
  -
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
crinoid stems and large holdfasts
 Cladida -
Ancyrocrinus bulbosus Hall 1862 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites milne-edswardii Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
Favosites argus Hall 1876 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
Cystiphyllum sp. Lonsdale 1839 horn coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Heterophrentis sp. Billings 1875 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
Heliophyllum halli Edwards and Haime 1851 horn coral
 Stauriida - Eridophyllidae