Quarry at Tokeen, Marble Island - locality "A" (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Alaska (56.0° N, 133.5° W: paleocoordinates 4.6° S, 92.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.F. Burchard

Primary reference: A. F. Buddington and T. Chapin. 1929. Geology and mineral deposits of southeastern Alaska. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 800:1-398 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 111808: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 29.06.2011

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Taxonomic list

• Identified by E. Kirk.
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
Meristina sp. Hall 1867
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Clorinda sp. Barrande 1879
Rostroconchia
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Conocardium sp. Bronn 1835
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Cyclonema sp. Hall 1852 snail
 Murchisoniina - Trochonematidae
Trochonema sp. Salter 1859 snail
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral