Birch Creek, Roberts Mountains, USGS M1100, Nevada (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Nevada (39.9° N, 116.3° W: paleocoordinates 16.8° S, 62.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Unit 3 of type section of Roberts Mountains Fm.

• 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: 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 36965: 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
  - Strachanognathidae
Belodella sp. Ethington 1959 conodont
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Lyrielasma sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
Neomphyma sp. Soshkina 1937 horn coral
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae
Stylopleura sp. Merriam 1973 horn coral
sp. A
Briantia sp. Barrois 1889 horn coral
sp. A