Ikes Canyon, USGS M1114, Nevada (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Nevada (39.1° N, 116.7° W: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 62.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: McMonnigal Limestone Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Reposited in the USGS

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 36959: 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
Graptolithina
 Bireclinata - Monograptidae
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae