Fairbanks East, Main Covea (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (49.6° N, 54.7° W: paleocoordinates 57.5° S, 33.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pygodus serra - Pygodus anserinus conodont zone, Cobbs Arm Formation, Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

• Overlies Summerford Group and Underlies Caradocian Shales. (From Stouge 1980)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. B. Neuman. 1976. Early Ordovician (Late Arenig) brachiopods from Virgin Arm, New World Island, Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 261:11-61 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185950: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 29.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
 Strophomenida - Grorudiidae
 Strophomenida - Bimuriidae
aff. Bimuria sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1942
 Strophomenida - Plectambonitidae
Ingria sp. Öpik 1930
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
Orthambonites sp. Pander 1830
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae