Hume Loc. 12. Chief Island (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (47.5° N, 79.5° W: paleocoordinates 22.2° S, 53.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Climacograptus americanus graptolite zone, Farr Formation, Turinian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Farr overlies Bucke. Base is laterally correlated to Verulam. The top correlates laterally approximately to the middle Lindsay.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• Thick bedded limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. S. Hume. 1925. The Palaeozoic Outlier of Lake Timiskaming, Ontario and Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 145(2056):1-126 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185483: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Actinocerida - Actinoceratidae
Actinoceras sp. Bronn 1837
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
"Streptelasma angulatum" = Deiracorallium angulatum Billings 1862 horn coral
Streptelasma corniculum Hall 1847 horn coral
 Stauriida - Columnariidae