YPM A3582, Arisaig (Silurian of Canada)

Also known as Yale Peabody Museum Arisaig locality 3582 after Bambach 1969.

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.6° N, 62.0° W: paleocoordinates 37.5° S, 31.1° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beechhill Cove Formation, Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• Additional information in Boucot et al. 1974. Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 119

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Formations not detailed here

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: J. S. Peel. 1977. Systematics and palaeontology of the Silurian gastropods of the Arisaig Group. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Biologiske Skrifter 21(1):1-89 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3836: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

• Black calc-silicate shale interbedded with dark gray limestone
 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
"Hormotoma aff. cingulata" = Catazone cingulata
"Hormotoma aff. cingulata" = Catazone cingulata Hisinger 1829 snail
M. (H). aff. cingulata
 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
Umbospira yochelsoni Peel 1977 snail