Taunton Gully, loc. 17, Penn Yan Shale (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Livingston County, New York (42.8° N, 77.9° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° S, 25.6° 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)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• limestone concretions in shale

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 136010: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Epitornoceras aff. peracutum Hall 1876 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae
Koenenites styliophilus Clarke 1898 ammonite
subsp. styliophilus