Locality 7b, Buffalo Creek, Moscow and Ludlowville Formations, Erie Co., NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Erie County, New York (42.8° N, 78.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 26.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• samples not specified as from Wanakah, Jaycox, Tichenor, Deep Run, Menteth, Kashong or Windom members

• 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 9366: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 24.10.2000

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
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae
 Spiriferida - Adolfiidae
Allanella tullius Hall 1867
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Ambocoelia umbonata Conrad 1842
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Pseudatrypa devoniana
x [entered as Pseudoatrypa devoniana]
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Inarticulata -
Pholidops sp. Hall 1859
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Orbiculoidea sp. d'Orbigny 1847
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Pectenidae indet." = Pectinidae
"Pectenidae indet." = Pectinidae Wilkes 1810 scallop
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Aviculopecten ? sp. M'Coy 1851 scallop
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculoidea corbuliformis Hall and Whitfield 1869 nut clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
x [entered as Paleoneilo sp.]
Palaeoneilo fecunda Hall 1862 clam
x [entered as Paleoneilo fecunda]