Svartevaeg Cliffs, Axel Heiberg Island (Permian of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (81.3° N, 92.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.8° N, 4.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Probably Sabine Bay Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray, cherty/siliceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collected by C.E. Helsley, F.G. Stehli in 1963

• Three blocks collected in a very short time due to inclement weather.

Primary reference: F. G. Stehli and R. E. Grant. 1971. Permian Brachiopods from Axel Heiberg Island, Canada, and an Index of Sampling Efficiency. Journal of Paleontology 45(3):502-521 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118084: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.10.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
"Liosotella pseudohorrida" = Anemonaria pseudohorrida, "Liosotella cf. vadosisinuata" = Anemonaria vadosisinuata
"Liosotella pseudohorrida" = Anemonaria pseudohorrida Wiman 1914
"Liosotella cf. vadosisinuata" = Anemonaria vadosisinuata Dunbar 1955
 Productida - Productidae
Yakovlevia cf. mammata Keyserling 1846
Thamnosia cf. arctica Whitfield 1908
 Productida - Linoproductidae
"Linoproductus cf. kulikii" = Megousia kulikii Fredericks 1915
Cancrinella cf. cancriniformis Tschernyschew 1889
 Productida -
Chonetoidea indet. Bronn 1862
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Arctitreta kempei Andersson 1914
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Hustedia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Terebratulida - Beecheriidae
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
Spiriferellina cf. cristata von Schlotheim 1816
 Spiriferinida - Paraspiriferinidae
Callispirina sp. Cooper and Muir-Wood 1951
 Spiriferinida - Licharewiidae
 Spiriferida - Paeckelmanellidae
Paeckelmannella calignea n. sp. Stehli and Grant 1971
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
"Neospirifer cf. groenwalli" = Fasciculatia groenwalli
"Neospirifer cf. groenwalli" = Fasciculatia groenwalli Dunbar 1962
 Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae
Spiriferella loveni Diener 1903
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
Martinia sp. M'Coy 1844
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris aquilonia n. sp. Stehli and Grant 1971
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
Anomaloria sp. Cooper and Grant 1969
Spirelytha cf. sheii Tschernyschew 1916
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchoporidae
Rhynchopora nikitini Tschernyschew 1889
 Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma sp. Conrad 1839
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Orthotichia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892