Fir Tree Point, loc. 25 (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Yates County, New York (42.5° N, 76.9° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° S, 24.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Geneseo Formation (Genesee Group), Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Upper Geneseo Shale or Lower Penn Yan Shale

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

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 136088: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Epitornoceras cf. peracutum Hall 1876 ammonite