Birch Creek, Roberts Mountains II, Nevada (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Nevada (39.9° N, 116.3° W: paleocoordinates 16.7° S, 62.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Roberts Mountains Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• 630 ft.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: quarrying, 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 36963: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 20.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Focus on corals, graptolites for age assignement
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
Anthozoa
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Lyrielasma sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae