Anticosti Island, Salmon River (9-Mile Pool), Ellis Bay Formation Member 6 (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Québec, Canada (49.4° N, 62.3° W: paleocoordinates 23.4° S, 37.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Petryk's Member 6

• 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 24445: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Tori Hanson on 07.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

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