Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island: Rhuddanian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Atrypinidae
Spirigerina (Eospirigerina) parksi
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Ontario
Coordinates: 45.7° North, 81.8° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:20.5° South, 50.1° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Silurian Epoch:Llandovery
Stage:Rhuddanian 10 m.y. bin:Silurian 1
Key time interval:Rhuddanian
Age range of interval:443.80000 - 440.80000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:dolomitic lithified "limestone"
Lithology description: adjacent to small rugose coral-stromatoporoid patch reefs behind the main Manitowaning "barrier" reef
Environment:perireef or subreef
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:79161
Authorizer:W. Kiessling Enterer:U. Merkel
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2008-02-27 01:47:11 Last modified:2008-02-27 03:47:11
Access level:authorizer only Released:2010-01-08 10:39:56
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

26569. P. Copper. 1982. Early Silurian atrypoids from Manitoulin Island and Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Journal of Paleontology 56(3):680-702 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]