Locality 11, Eleven Mile Creek, upper Hamilton Group, Genesee Co., NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Genesee County, New York (42.9° N, 78.4° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 25.9° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Windom Member (Moscow Formation), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• collection not attributed to a particular formation at this locality, although the following formations are present: Wanakah (Ludlowville Fm.); Tichenor, Jaycox, Menteth, Kashong, and Windom (all of Moscow Fm.)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; bioturbated, pyritic, gray, calcareous mudstone

• soft, medium gray, slightly calcareous, siliciclastic mudstones, geographically widespread beds of carbonate or pyritic concretions and fossil layers occur at many levels

Preservation: trace, concretion, original calcite, replaced with pyrite

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: C. E. Brett, V. B. Dick, and G. C. Baird. 1991. Comparative Taphonomy and Paleoecology of Middle Devonian Dark Gray and Black Shale Facies from Western New York. Dynamic Stratigraphy and Depositional Environments of the Hamilton Group (Middle Devonian) in New York State, Part II; New York State Museum Bulletin (469)5-36 [A. Miller/K. Layou]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9356: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 24.10.2000, edited by Alycia Stigall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Relative abundance symbols listed in comments field are as follows: a = abundant, 10s to 100s of specimens; c = commonly found, 10s of specimens; x = present, fewer than 10 specimens; r = rare, usually only one specimen; ? = identification questionable
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
c
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Protoleptostrophia sp. Caster 1939
x
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae
Spinocyrtia granulosa Conrad 1839
x
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Ambocoelia umbonata Conrad 1842
a
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida -
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Pseudatrypa devoniana
r? [entered as Pseudoatrypa devoniana]
Brachiopoda
 Inarticulata -
Pholidops sp. Hall 1859
a
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula sp. Bruguiére 1797
a
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pectenidae indet." = Pectinidae
"Pectenidae indet." = Pectinidae Wilkes 1810 scallop
x
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten ? sp. M'Coy 1851 scallop
x
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia indenta Conrad 1842 clam
x
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
 Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculoidea corbuliformis Hall and Whitfield 1869 nut clam
a
 Protobranchia -
Nuculites oblongatus Conrad 1841 clam
c
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
x [entered as Paleoneilo sp.]
Palaeoneilo muta clam
x [entered as Paleoneilo muta]
Palaeoneilo constricta Conrad 1842 clam
a [entered as Paleoneilo constricta]
Palaeoneilo fecunda Hall 1862 clam
a [entered as Paleoneilo fecunda]
Stenolaemata
 Trepostomata -
Loxophragma sp. Boardman 1960
c
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Aulocystidae
Aulocystis sp. Schlüter 1885 tabulate coral
x