Whetstone Brook, loc. 26a (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Ontario County, New York (42.8° N, 77.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° S, 25.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed 26a/1 = Williamsburgh Bed

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• shale with limestone 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 136089: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 17.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Lobotornoceras aff. hassoni House 1978 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Acanthoclymeniidae