Elmira, loc. 70 (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Chemung County, New York (42.1° N, 76.8° W: paleocoordinates 36.3° S, 24.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Moreland Shale, a basal tongue of the Rhinestreet Shale

• 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 136551: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Agoniatitida - Triainoceratidae
Wellsites tynani House and Kirchgasser 1993 ammonite