Route 463 roadside outcrops and from the limestone barrens overlooking the road. (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Composite of 98F068-075, 98F012

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (48.6° N, 59.3° W: paleocoordinates 32.1° S, 49.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Strigigenalis caudata trilobite zone, Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Cassinian (482.3 - 470.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce, I. Knight, D.M. Rohr, S.H. Williams, and E.A. Measures. 2000. The upper St. George Group, western Port au Port Penensula: lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, depositional environments and regional implications. Current Research (2000) Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Geological Survey, Report 2000(1):101-105 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 69196: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 20.02.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Composite for several beds.
Demospongiae
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Archaeoscyphia ? minganensis Billings 1859 demosponge
Billings 1865
Radiocyatha
  - Soanitidae
? Calathium sp. Billings 1865
Trilobita
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Strigigenalis caudata Billings 1865 trilobite
(Billings 1865)
? Benthamaspis sp. Poulsen 1946 trilobite
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
(Billings 1865)
Petigurus "Boyce 1989 sp. nov. A." Raymond 1913 trilobite
pp. 53-54; pl. 29 f. 7
Petigurus nero Billings 1865 trilobite
(Billings 1865)
Jeffersonia sp. Poulson 1927 trilobite
Jeffersonia timon Billings 1865 trilobite
(Billings 1865)
"Jeffersonia angustimarginata" = Jeffersonia jenni Cullison 1944 trilobite
Boyce 1989
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Ischyrotoma anataphra Fortey 1979 trilobite
Fortey 1979; misspelled “Ischryotoma”
Cephalopoda
 Tarphycerida - Tarphyceratidae
Centrotarphyceras "sp. indet." Ulrich and Foerste 1936
 Bisonocerida - Piloceratidae
Cassinoceras wortheni Billings 1865
(Billings 1865)
 Ellesmerocerida - Protocycloceratidae
Protocycloceras lamarcki Billings 1859
(Billings 1859)
Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
"Euchasma blumenbachii" = Euchasma blumenbachi
"Euchasma blumenbachii" = Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
"Maclurites oceanus" = Maclurites oceana
"Maclurites oceanus" = Maclurites oceana Billings 1865 snail
 Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae
"Pleurotomaria numeria" = Ceratopea numeria, "Pleurotomaria normani" = Ceratopea canadensis
"Pleurotomaria numeria" = Ceratopea numeria Billings 1865 snail
"Pleurotomaria normani" = Ceratopea canadensis Billings 1865 snail