Durham, Billings Localities: Gorstian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae
Polytropis macrolineatus (Whitfield 1878)
Whiteaves 1895
synonym of Oriostoma globosum
Polytropis sulcatus (Hall 1843)
Whiteaves 1895
synonym of Oriostoma globosum
Polytropis parvulus n. sp. Whiteaves 1895
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Oriostoma parvula
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Anomphalidae
Pycnomphalus solarioides (Hall 1852)
Whiteaves 1895
synonym of Pycnomphalus obesus
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Elasmonematidae
Pleurotomaria cyclostoma n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
recombined as Streptotrochus cyclostoma
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Pleurotomaria valeria Billings 1865
recombined as Euomphalopterus valeria
Pleurotomaria elora Billings 1865
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Spinicharybdis elora
Straparollus crenulatus Whiteaves 1884
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Poleumita crenulata
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Holopeidae
Euomphalus inornatus (Whiteaves 1884)
recombined as Pachystrophia inornatum
Ecculiomphalus circinatus n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
synonym of Pachystrophia gotlandicus
Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Codonocheilidae
Codonocheilus striatum n. gen., n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
Lophospira guelphica n. sp. Whiteaves 1906
Whiteaves 1906
synonym of Loxoplocus gothlandicus
Murchisonia soluta Whiteaves 1884
recombined as Loxoplocus soluta
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae
Pleurotomaria townsendii n. sp. Whiteaves 1895
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Leptorima townsendii
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Plethospiridae
Murchisonia vitellia Billings 1865
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Kirkospira vitellia
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
Murchisonia turritiformis Hall 1852
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Coelocaulus turritiformis
Murchisonia longispira Hall 1852
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Coelocaulus longispira
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Subulitidae
Subulites compactus n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
Subulites ventricosus Hall 1852
Whiteaves 1895
recombined as Cyrtospira ventricosus
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Pleurotomaria durhamensis n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
recombined as Promourlonia durhamensis
Pleurotomaria galtensis Billings 1865
Billings 1865
recombined as Spiroraphe galtensis
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Murchisonia constricta Whiteaves 1884
recombined as Turritoma constricta
Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Luciellidae
Pleurotomaria halei Hall 1867
recombined as Prosolarium halei
Tergomya - Scenellidae
Scenella conica n. sp. Whiteaves 1884
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Ontario
Coordinates: 44.2° North, 80.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:26.5° South, 44.2° West
Geographic resolution:local area
Period:Silurian Epoch:Ludlow
Stage:Gorstian 10 m.y. bin:Silurian 2
Key time interval:Gorstian
Age range of interval:427.40000 - 425.60000 m.y. ago
Formation:Guelph Member:Lower
Stratigraphic resolution:formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "limestone"
Secondary lithology: dolomite
Environment:carbonate indet.
Modes of preservation:body,cast
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:GSC
Taxonomic list comments:Only gastropods included so far.
Database number:155012
Authorizer:P. Wagner Enterer:P. Wagner
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2014-03-26 20:32:31 Last modified:2014-03-26 20:32:31
Access level:the public Released:2014-03-26 20:32:31
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

16442. J. F. Whiteaves. 1884. On some new, imperfectly characterized or previously unrecorded species of fossils from the Guelph Formations of Ontario. Palaeozoic Fossils 3(1):1-43 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

11492 E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
16443 J. F. Whiteaves. 1895. Revision of the fauna of the Guelph formation of Ontario, with descriptions of a few new species. Palaeozoic Fossils 3(2):45-109 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
16446 J. F. Whiteaves. 1906. The fossils of the Silurian (Upper Silurian) rocks of Keewatin, Manitoba, the north eastern shore of Lake Winnipegosis, and the lower Saskatchewan River. Palaeozoic Fossils 3(4):245-297 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]