Red Hill Locality (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Clinton County, Pennsylvania (41.3° N, 77.7° W: paleocoordinates 29.8° S, 26.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Duncannon Member (Catskill Formation), Late/Upper Famennian (364.7 - 360.7 Ma)

• "Late Devonian, late Famennian Stage (Grandispora cornata/Rugispora flexuosa palynomorph zone)" (Downs and Daeschler 2001)

Environment/lithology: "channel"; lithified, gray, green, red sandstone

• "non-marine deposition within and between meandering stream channels on low-relief alluvial plains bordering the Catskill Sea" (Downs and Daeschler 2001)
• "well-sorted lenses within a one-meter thick-sequence of gently inclined sandy-siltstone layers" (Downs and Daeschler 2001); lithified based on figured specimens

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Del Szatmary in 1995; reposited in the ANSP

Primary reference: W. A. Shear. 2000. Gigantocharinus szatmaryi, a new trigonotarbid arachnid from the Late Devonian of North America (Chelicerata, Arachnida, Trigonotarbida). Journal of Paleontology 74(1):25-31 [D. Smith/A. Kinchloe/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35044: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 27.10.2003, edited by John Alroy, Matthew Clapham and Emma Dunne

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Taxonomic list

Arachnida
 Trigonotarbida - Palaeocharinidae
Gigantocharinus szatmaryi n. gen. n. sp. Shear 2000
ANSP IP 79631
Myriapoda
 Archidesmida - Zanclodesmidae
Orsadesmus rubecollus n. gen. n. sp.4
Orsadesmus rubecollus n. gen. n. sp.4 Wilson et al. 2005 millipede
ANSP 80134, 80133, 80135, 80136
Chondrichthyes
  -
Ageleodus pectinatus3 Agassiz 1838 chimaera
Osteichthyes
 Tetrapodomorpha -
Hynerpeton bassetti n. gen. n. sp.2, Densignathus rowei n. gen. n. sp.1
Hynerpeton bassetti n. gen. n. sp.2 Daeschler et al. 1994 lobe-finned fish
ANSP 20053 (holotype; left scapulocoracoid and cleithrum)
Densignathus rowei n. gen. n. sp.1 Daeschler 2000 lobe-finned fish
ANSP 20637.1 (holotype; anterior ortion of left lower jaw), ANSP 20637.2 (posterior portion of lower left jaw) and ANSP 20637.3 (posterior portion of lower right jaw)