Silica Formation at Whitehouse Quarry (Devonian of the United States)

Where: Ohio (41.7° N, 83.7° W: paleocoordinates 36.5° S, 30.9° 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 38477: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Auloporida - Aulocystidae
Aulocystis jacksoni tabulate coral
Aulocystis lucasensis tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
"Trachypora silicensis" = Thamnoptychia, Striatopora intermittens
"Trachypora silicensis" = Thamnoptychia tabulate coral
Striatopora intermittens tabulate coral