Linden, loc. 15 (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Genesee County, New York (42.9° N, 78.2° W: paleocoordinates 36.0° S, 25.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis falsiovalis conodont zone, Penn Yan Formation (Genesee Group), Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• Linden horizon in the upper Penn Yan Shale (bed 15/8) and bed 15/9

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• Linden Horizon (bed 15/8) is expressed as a distinctive bed of nodules, sometimes

•spherical and pyritic, with Koenenites beneath a 76 mm-thick seam of styliolinid limestone (bed 15/9)

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: M. R. House and W. T. Kirchgasser. 2008. Late Devonian goniatites (Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea) from New York State. Bulletins of American Paleontology 374:1-288 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136009: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae
Koenenites styliophilus Clarke 1898 ammonite
subsp. styliophilus
 Agoniatitida - Acanthoclymeniidae
? Acanthoclymenia sp. Hyatt 1900 ammonite