DRS 88-2, Attawapiskat River (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Ontario, Canada (52.9° N, 83.9° W: paleocoordinates 14.8° S, 45.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• near base of the formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

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 77330: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 09.01.2008

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Meifodia discoidalis" = Cerasina discoidalis
"Meifodia discoidalis" = Cerasina discoidalis Jin et al. 1993