Anticosti Island, Cap a l'Ours, Ellis Bay Formation Member 6 (Ordovician to of Canada)

Where: Québec, Canada (49.8° N, 64.3° W: paleocoordinates 22.7° S, 39.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: 6 Member (Ellis Bay Formation), Richmondian to Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• Petryk's Member 6; exposed only in the platform.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• Environmental call by T. Hanson.
• "Comparatively clean lime carbonates."

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Collection also includes colonies of cateniporids, heliolitids, and favositids.

Primary reference: C. R. Barnes, A. A. Petryk, and T. E. Bolton. 1981. Anticosti Island, Québec. In P. J. Lespérance (ed.), Field meeting, Anticosti-Gaspé, Québec, 1981: IUGS Subcommssion on Silurian Stratigraphy, Ordovician-Silurian Boundary Working Group Guidebook 1:1-24 [S. Holland/T. Hanson/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24384: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Tori Hanson on 06.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Stauriidae
Stromatoporoidea
 Clathrodictyida - Clathrodictyidae
Clathrodictyon sp. Nicholson and Murie 1878