GSC 80572, Attawapiskat River (Silurian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1410

Where: Ontario, Canada (52.9° N, 83.1° W: paleocoordinates 15.0° S, 44.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Attawapiskat Formation, Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• 2.5 m of core of bioherm

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: J. Jin, W. G. E. Caldwell, and B. S. Norford. 1993. Early Silurian brachiopods and biostratigraphy of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Bulletin Geological Survey of Canada 457:1-221 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 77327: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.01.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Opoa sp. Lane 1972 trilobite
? Goldillaenus sp. Schindewolf 1924 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Chiozoon umisk trilobite
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
Whitfieldella sulcatina Jin et al. 1993
Whitfieldella pygmaea Jin et al. 1993
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Pentamerida - Subrianidae
Severella pinnigera n. sp. Jin et al. 1993
 Pentamerida - Pentameridae
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Clorinda parvolinguifera Sapelnikov 1972
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Meifodia discoidalis" = Cerasina discoidalis
"Meifodia discoidalis" = Cerasina discoidalis Jin et al. 1993
 Atrypida - Septatrypidae
"Atrypopsis varians" = Septatrypa varians
"Atrypopsis varians" = Septatrypa varians Poulsen 1943
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
Howellella porcata n. sp. Jin et al. 1993
Howellella elegans Muir-Wood 1925