Central Area, Zone G, Moorehouse Member, Onondaga Limstone, NY (Devonian of the United States)

Where: New York (43.0° N, 76.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.0° S, 23.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Moorehouse Member (Onondaga Formation), Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; gray, cherty/siliceous limestone

• medium to dark gray fine grained limestone, cherty

Primary reference: W. A., J.r. Oliver. 1952. Stratigraphy of the Onondaga Limestone in Central New York. PhD thesis, Cornell University 1-98 [A. Miller/K. Layou/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9613: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 17.11.2000, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops cristata Hall 1861 trilobite
common
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Odontocephalus selenurus trilobite
common
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
common
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
"Chonetes lineata" = Hallinetes lineatus, "Chonetes mucronata" = Longispina mucronata
"Chonetes lineata" = Hallinetes lineatus Conrad 1839
rare
"Chonetes mucronata" = Longispina mucronata Hall 1843
very common
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
"Leptostrophia perplana" = Protoleptostrophia perplana
"Leptostrophia perplana" = Protoleptostrophia perplana Conrad 1839
very common
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena rhomboidalis Wahlenberg 1818
frequent
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Stropheodonta inequiradiata" = Strophomena (Strophodonta)
frequent
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Athyris spiriferoides Eaton 1831
common
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Elytha fimbriata" = Elita
"Elytha fimbriata" = Elita
frequent
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Pentamerella arata Conrad 1841
frequent
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
"Atrypa spinosa" = Spinatrypa spinosa Hall 1843
rare
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
common
 Rhynchonellida -
"Anoplotheca acutiplicata" = Atlanticocoelia acutiplicata
"Anoplotheca acutiplicata" = Atlanticocoelia acutiplicata Conrad 1841
common
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Disciniidae
Discina minuta
very rare
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula desiderata Hall 1863
rare
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Cypricardella sp. Hall 1856 clam
very rare
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda sp. Cuvier 1797 snail
common
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalus clymenoides snail
very rare
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyostoma lineata Conrad 1842 snail
very rare
 Bellerophontida -
Bellerophontoidea sp. M'Coy 1851 snail
common
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
"Loxonema sicula" = Palaeozygopleura sicula
"Loxonema sicula" = Palaeozygopleura sicula Hall 1879 snail
common
Tentaculita
 Styliolinida - Styliolinidae
Styliolina fissurella Hall 1879
common
Cephalopoda
  -
Cephalopoda indet. Cuvier 1797
very rare
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Orthoceras sp. Breynius 1832
rare
 Nautilida - Rutoceratidae
Halloceras undulatum nautiloid
common
 Oncocerida - Brevicoceratidae
Ovoceras sp. Flower 1936
very rare
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
frequent
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Fenestella sp. Lonsdale 1839
very rare
Coleolus
  - Coleolidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
rare
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Ceratopora sp. Grabau 1899 tabulate coral
rare
Aulopora sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
rare
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
rare
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum convexa tabulate coral
common
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Heterophrentis prolifica horn coral
rare
Heterophrentis sp. Billings 1875 horn coral
common