Beards Creek, loc. 18a, bed 18a/4b, Williamsburgh Bed (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

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis transitans conodont zone, West River Shale Formation (Genesee Group), Early/Lower Frasnian (383.7 - 382.4 Ma)

• Timanites zone I-C

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• Fossil Log bed in medium gray shales and mudrock with common concretions

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 136059: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 15.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Tornoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae
? Koenenites cf. fasciculatus Clarke 1898 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Gephuroceratidae
Manticoceras lamed Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 ammonite
aff. cordatum
 Agoniatitida - Acanthoclymeniidae
? Ponticeras sp. Matern 1929 ammonite