CN-17 (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (51.6° N, 55.9° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 45.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Strigigenalis caudata trilobite zone, Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Cassinian (482.3 - 470.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified, massive, gray dolomite

• "Dolostone: diagenetic gray weathering massive"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. D. Boyce in 1976-87

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 1989. Early Ordovician trilobite faunas of the Boat Harbour and Catoche Formations (St. George Group) in the Boat-Harbour-Cape Norman area, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines and Energy, Newfoundland and Labrador, Report 89-2 1-168 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106240: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 04.03.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Jeffersonia timon Billings 1865 trilobite
Petigurus nero Billings 1865 trilobite