N Anticosti Island, Laframboise patch reefs (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1411

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Normalograptus persculptus graptolite zone, Laframboise Member (Ellis Bay Formation), Gamachian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• max. thickness 8-10 m, max. diameters 50 m

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Copper. 2001. Reefs during the multiple crises towards the Ordovician-Silurian boundary: Anticosti Island, eastern Canada, and worldwide. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38(2):153-171 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 80615: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.04.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rothpletzella
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Brachiopoda
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Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Bryozoa
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Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Crinoidea
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Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Anthozoa
 Tetradiida - Tetradiidae
Rhabdotetradium sp. Sokolov 1955 tabulate coral
 Sarcinulida - Syringophyllidae
Calapoecia sp. Billings 1865 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Catenipora sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Coccoserididae
Acidolites sp. Lang et al. 1940 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Proporidae
Propora conferta tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Stauriidae
Cyathophylloides sp. Dybowski 1873 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Donacophyllum sp. Dybowski 1873 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptychophyllidae
Stromatoporoidea
 Labechiida - Rosenellidae
  - Aulaceridae
 Clathrodictyida - Clathrodictyidae
Clathrodictyon sp. Nicholson and Murie 1878
 Clathrodictyida - Actinodictyidae
Ecclimadictyon sp. Nestor 1964
 Life -
"Wetheredella sp." = Allonema
"Wetheredella sp." = Allonema
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
 Spongiostroma -