Richardson Collection, Port aux Choix: Cassinian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Eopteria typica n. gen., n. sp. Billings 1865
replaced by Eopteria richardsoni
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Murchisonia acrea n. sp. Billings 1865
recombined as Turritoma acrea
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Newfoundland
Coordinates: 50.7° North, 57.4° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:30.6° South, 46.7° West
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Ordovician Epoch:Early/Lower Ordovician
10 m.y. bin:Ordovician 1-2
Key time interval:Cassinian Trilobite zone: Strigigenalis caudata
Age range of interval:482.00000 - 470.00000 m.y. ago
Geological group:St. George Formation:Catoche Member:Basal
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: Zone G is the lower half of the formation.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "limestone"
Environment:carbonate indet.
Modes of preservation:body,replaced with silica
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:GSC
Database number:154702
Authorizer:P. Wagner Enterer:P. Wagner
Modifier:P. Wagner Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2014-03-03 20:50:52 Last modified:2018-05-06 00:31:19
Access level:the public Released:2014-03-03 20:50:52
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

11492. E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]