Coal Canyon, Interval 4, Nevada (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Nevada (39.9° N, 116.5° W: paleocoordinates 16.6° S, 62.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Windmill Limestone Formation), Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• 394 ft. level

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: A. E. H. Pedder and M. A. Murphy. 1997. Lochkovian Rugosa of Nevada. Geological Society of America Special Paper 321:341-385 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36957: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 20.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Focus on corals, graptolites for age assignement
Anthozoa
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
Tryplasma sp. Lonsdale 1845 horn coral
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
"Lythophyllum sp." = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum)
"Lythophyllum sp." = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum) Wedekind 1925 horn coral
sp. A
 Cystiphyllida - Goniophyllidae
Rhizophyllum sp. Lindström 1866 horn coral
sp. E
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Embolophyllum carbonense n. sp. horn coral
Lyrielasma sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
sp. B
Ecnomiophyllum fascis n. sp. horn coral
Ecnomiophyllum sp. Pedder and Murphy 1997 horn coral
sp. A
Ecnomiophyllum merriami n. gen. n. sp. Pedder and Murphy 1997 horn coral
Neomphyma sp. Soshkina 1937 horn coral
sp. A
Aphroidophyllum inceptor n. sp. horn coral
Toquimaphyllum vulgare n. sp. horn coral
Toquimaphyllum sentum n. sp. horn coral
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae