Jeffersonville Limestone (Falls of Ohio area) (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Clark County, Indiana (38.5° N, 85.8° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° S, 34.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jeffersonville Limestone Formation, Middle Devonian (393.3 - 382.7 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; reef rocks

• medium-grained buff limestone; the basal 9-10 ft is known as the coral zone and is a biostrome composed of closely packed rugose and tabulate corals

Primary reference: E. C. Stumm. 1964. Silurian and Devonian Corals of the Falls of the Ohio. The Geological Society of America-Memoir 93 1-184 [A. Miller/K. Layou/D. Hansen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 5702: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Karen Layou on 16.11.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Anchiopsis sp. Delo 1935 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora hisingeri tabulate coral
Syringopora perelegans tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Chonostegitidae
Chonostegites clappi tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Aulocystidae
Aulocystis nobilis tabulate coral
Aulocystis ? procumbens tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Romingeriidae
Romingeria umbellifera Billings 1859 tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Aulopora tubiporoides tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Emmonsia amplissima tabulate coral
Emmonsia bacula tabulate coral
Emmonsia convexa tabulate coral
Emmonsia emmonsi tabulate coral
Emmonsia epidermata tabulate coral
Emmonsia radiciformis tabulate coral
Emmonsia ramosa tabulate coral
Emmonsia tuberosa tabulate coral
Favosites arbor tabulate coral
Favosites biloculi tabulate coral
Favosites clelandi tabulate coral
Favosites impeditus tabulate coral
Favosites proximatus tabulate coral
Favosites quercus tabulate coral
Favosites ramulosus tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora limitaris tabulate coral
Cladopora acupicta tabulate coral
Cladopora bifurca tabulate coral
Cladopora ? imbricata tabulate coral
Cladopora ? robusta tabulate coral
Striatopora bellistriata tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites asperus tabulate coral
Alveolites constans tabulate coral
Alveolites expatiatus tabulate coral
Alveolites minimus tabulate coral
Alveolites mordax tabulate coral
Alveolites squamosus tabulate coral
Alveolites winchellana tabulate coral
 Favositida - Coenitidae
Platyaxum foliatum tabulate coral
Platyaxum undosum tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
"Cladionophyllum cicatriciferum" = Cystiphylloides (Cladionophyllum) horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Digonophyllidae
 Stauriida - Hadrophyllidae
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
 Stauriida - Acrophyllidae
 Stauriida - Kodonophyllidae
 Stauriida - Calostylidae
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Disphyllum synaptophylloides n. sp. horn coral
 Stauriida - Halliidae
 Stauriida - Arachnophyllidae
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
 Stauriida - Eridophyllidae
Acinophyllum davisi n. sp. horn coral
 Stauriida - Bethanyphyllidae