Fairfield Forest, loc. 67 (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Tioga County, New York (42.3° N, 76.3° W: paleocoordinates 36.2° S, 24.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis hassi conodont zone, Cayuta Member (Chesney Formation), Middle Frasnian (382.4 - 379.5 Ma)

• Upper Cayuta Shale (Chesney Formation) approximately 122 m above a Tropidoleptus level; level could be between the Moreland Shale and the Roricks Glen Shale, a mid-Rhinestreet Shale equivalent

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified 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 136496: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Agoniatitida - Triainoceratidae