LC3B NE Cayuga Lake (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Big Hollow Ludlowville Formation, Centerfield member, Main "core" limestones W side of Cayuga Lae Big Hollow Creek, Romulus township Cayuga Co., Ovid Quad

Where: Cayuga County, New York (42.8° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 38.0° S, 24.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: lower varcus conodont zone, Centerfield Member (Ludlowville Formation), Middle Devonian (393.3 - 382.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous, muddy lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: L. C. Ivany, C. E. Brett, H. L. B. Wall, P. D. Wall, and J. C. Handley. 2009. Relative taxonomic and ecological stability in Devonian marine faunas of New York State: a test of coordinated stasis. Paleobiology 35(4):499-524 [B. Deline/B. Deline/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91238: authorized by Brad Deline, entered by Brad Deline on 13.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"cf. Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana
"cf. Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana Green 1832 trilobite
 Phacopida - Acastidae
cf. Greenops boothi trilobite
or G. graba
 Proetida - Proetidae
Monodechenella macrocephala Hall 1861 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Nucleospiridae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Elita fimbriata Conrad 1842
 Spiriferida -
  - Tropidoleptidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Naticonema lineatum" = Platyostoma lineata
"Naticonema lineatum" = Platyostoma lineata Conrad 1842 snail
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
"Glyptotomaria itys" = Euryzone itys
"Glyptotomaria itys" = Euryzone itys Hall 1876 snail