Big Sister Creek, loc. 73 (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Erie County, New York (42.6° N, 79.0° W: paleocoordinates 35.3° S, 26.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Palmatolepis jamiae conodont zone, Angola Formation (West Falls Group), Middle Frasnian (382.4 - 379.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• shale with 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 136652: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Agoniatitida - Gephuroceratidae
Carinoceras vagans Clarke 1898 ammonite
Manticoceras lamed Sandberger and Sandberger 1850 ammonite
Sphaeromanticoceras rhynchostomum Clarke 1898 ammonite
Sphaeromanticoceras oxy Clarke 1897 ammonite