Middlesex, loc. II(XX) (Nap-8) (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Yates County, New York (42.7° N, 77.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° S, 25.1° 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 Nap-8/1

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• fossil log type concretion with pyrite and barite seams with a fauna of styliolinids, gastropods, small lingulid brachiopods, and goniatites

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 136197: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 22.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Goniatitida - Tornoceratidae
Tornoceras sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
? Lobotornoceras aff. hassoni House 1978 ammonite
 Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae
Koenenites beckeri n. sp. House and Kirchgasser 2008 ammonite
? Koenenites cf. fasciculatus Clarke 1898 ammonite