Silica Formation Unit 14 (14A,14B) (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Ohio (41.7° N, 83.7° W: paleocoordinates 36.4° S, 31.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Silica Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, argillaceous limestone

• Overall sequence: Bioclastic limestone; argillaceous limestone; shale. This unit: "limestone...argillaceous...gray"

Primary reference: R. V. Kesling and R. B. Chilman. 1975. Strata and megafossils of the Middle Devonian Silica Formation. University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology 8:1-408 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 38465: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrata -
 Trepostomida -
Anomalotoechus sp. Duncan 1939
 Cyclostomata - Hederellidae
 Cystoporida - Sulcoreteporidae
 Cryptostomata -
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
 Trepostomata - Atactotoechidae
Leptotrypella sp. Vinassa de Regny 1921
 Trepostomata -
Leioclema sp. Ulrich 1882
 Rhabdomesida - Nikiforovellidae
Blastoidea
 Spiraculata -
Crinoidea
 Sagenocrinida -
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
"Strophodonta spp." = Strophomena (Strophodonta) Hall 1852
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae