Highland Mills - Kanouse Sandstone - Erie Cut (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Orange County, New York (41.3° N, 74.1° W: paleocoordinates 38.7° S, 22.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kanouse Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Onondaga Age

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified, coarse-grained, ferruginous, pebbly, white sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. H. Kindle and S.H. Eidman. 1955. Fauna of the Kanouse Sandstone at Highland Mills, New York. Journal of Paleontology 29(1):183-185 [L. Ivany/P. Wall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 76163: authorized by Linda Ivany, entered by Patrick Wall on 14.11.2007

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops cristata Hall 1861 trilobite
var. pipa
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Tentaculites sp. von Schlotheim 1820
Strophomenata
 Productida - Eodevonariidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Stropheodonta demissa" = Strophodonta (Strophodonta) demissa Conrad 1842
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Terebratulida - Centronellidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Elytha fimbriata" = Elita
"Elytha fimbriata" = Elita
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
Atrypa reticularis Linnaeus 1758
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
"Rhipidomella musculosa" = Discomyorthis musculosa
"Rhipidomella musculosa" = Discomyorthis musculosa Hall 1857
var. solaris
 Orthida - Platyorthidae
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae
"Conocardium cuneus" = Hoareicardia cunea, "Conocardium trigonale" = Hoareicardia cunea
"Conocardium cuneus" = Hoareicardia cunea Conrad 1840
"Conocardium trigonale" = Hoareicardia cunea Conrad 1840
Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
"Diaphorostoma lineatum" = Platyostoma lineata
"Diaphorostoma lineatum" = Platyostoma lineata Conrad 1842 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Pleurotomaria sp. Defrance 1826 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
  -
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
Pleurodictyum sp. Goldfuss 1829 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
Cystiphyllum sp. Lonsdale 1839 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
Heliophyllum sp., "Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
Heliophyllum sp. Hall 1846 horn coral
"Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral