Freshwater Bay, Chichagof Island, upper section (Silurian of the United States)

Where: Alaska (57.9° N, 135.1° W: paleocoordinates 4.8° S, 94.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

• Upper 300 feet of the limestone section.

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• Dark-gray, thinly laminated limestones.

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.M. Kirk

Primary reference: E. M. Kindle. 1907. Notes on the Paleozoic faunas and stratigraphy of southeastern Alaska. Journal of Geology 15(4):314-337 [A. Miller/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 111898: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Sarah Kolbe on 30.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
"Isochilina sp." = Leperditia (Isochilina)
"Isochilina sp." = Leperditia (Isochilina) Jones 1858 ostracod
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
Megalomus sp. Hall 1852 clam
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"? Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis
"? Zaphrentis sp." = Zaphrenthis Rafinesque and Clifford 1820 horn coral