Ikes Canyon, IK IV 26, 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)

• Upper Lochkovian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone

• Hemipelagic settig

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 36960: 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
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
"Lythophyllum sp." = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum)
"Lythophyllum sp." = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum) Wedekind 1925 horn coral
 Stauriida - Laccophyllidae
Neaxon sp. Kullmann 1965 horn coral
sp. A