West Isthmus Bay section, Catoche Fm. (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (48.5° N, 58.7° W: paleocoordinates 32.5° S, 49.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Floian (477.7 - 470.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: limestone

• shale beds, dolomitic lime wackestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce and I. Knight. 2010. Macropaleontological investigation of the Upper St. George Group, West Isthmus Bay to East Bay section, Port au Port Peninsula, Western Newfoundland. Current Research 10(1):219-44 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195748: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 22.08.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Ischyrotoma sp. Raymond 1925 trilobite
Ischyrotoma anataphra Fortey 1979 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Petigurus nero Billings 1865 trilobite
Catochia ornata Fortey 1979 trilobite
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
Jeffersonia sp. Poulson 1927 trilobite
"Jeffersonia angustimarginata" = Jeffersonia jenni Cullison 1944 trilobite
Benthamaspis sp. Poulsen 1946 trilobite
Benthamaspis conica Fortey 1979 trilobite
Benthamaspis gibberula Billings 1865 trilobite
Punka sp. Fortey 1979 trilobite
Punka flabelliformis Fortey 1979 trilobite
Bathyurellus sp. Billings 1865 trilobite
Bathyurellus abruptus Billings 1865 trilobite
Uromystrum affine Poulsen 1937 trilobite
"Peltabellia crassimarginata" = Strigigenalis crassimarginata Cullison 1944 trilobite
Strigigenalis caudata Billings 1865 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isoteloides sp. Raymond 1910 trilobite
Isoteloides peri Fortey 1979 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
"Isochilina sp." = Leperditia (Isochilina)
"Isochilina sp." = Leperditia (Isochilina) Jones 1858 ostracod
Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
 Billingsellida - Billingsellidae
Billingsella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurites sp. Le Sueur 1818 snail
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
Malayaspira affinis Billings 1865 snail
 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Straparollinidae
Straparollina pelagica Billings 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Turritoma acrea Billings 1865 snail
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
 Orthoceratoidea - Protocycloceratidae
Protocycloceras lamarcki Salter and in Murchison 1859
Chlorophyceae
  - Receptaculitidae