Silica Formation at Martin-Marietta Quarry (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Michigan (42.1° N, 83.6° W: paleocoordinates 36.1° S, 30.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone and shale

• Overall sequence: Bioclastic limestone; argillaceous limestone; shale.

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 38475: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.04.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana
"Phacops rana" = Eldredgeops rana Green 1832 trilobite
Malacostraca
 Archaeostraca -
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
 Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae
"Loxonema hamiltoniae" = Palaeozygopleura hamiltoniae
"Loxonema hamiltoniae" = Palaeozygopleura hamiltoniae Hall 1859 snail
 Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae
Nodonema sp. Linsley 1968 snail
Tentaculita
 Nowakiida - Nowakiidae
Nowakia sp. Gurich 1896
 Styliolinida - Styliolinidae
Gymnolaemata
 Ctenostomata - Ascodictyidae
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrata -
 Cyclostomata - Hederellidae
 Cystoporida - Sulcoreteporidae
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
 Cryptostomata -
Intrapora sp. Hall 1883
 Cryptostomata - Arthrostylidae
 Cryptostomata - Hyphasmoporidae
 Trepostomata - Atactotoechidae
 Trepostomata -
 Rhabdomesida - Nikiforovellidae
 Cystoporata -
Blastoidea
 Fissiculata - Phaenoschismatidae
Crinoidea
 Camerata - Rhodocrinidae
 Monobathrida - Periechocrinitidae
 Monobathrida -
Lophophorata
 Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Araksalosiidae
Devonalosia wrightorum Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
 Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Cranaenidae
 Terebratulida - Rhipidiothyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae
"Brachyspirifer audaculus" = Mediospirifer audaculus, Spinocyrtia "euryteines"
"Brachyspirifer audaculus" = Mediospirifer audaculus Conrad 1842
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Machaerariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
  - Tropidoleptidae
 Orthida - Draboviidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Aulocystidae
Aulocystis jacksoni tabulate coral
Aulocystis lucasensis tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
 Favositida - Micheliniidae
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
"Trachypora labyrinthica" = Thamnoptychia, "Trachypora minuitissima" = Thamnoptychia, "Trachypora silicensis" = Thamnoptychia
"Trachypora labyrinthica" = Thamnoptychia tabulate coral
"Trachypora minuitissima" = Thamnoptychia tabulate coral
"Trachypora silicensis" = Thamnoptychia tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
 Stauriida - Bethanyphyllidae
 Life -