1983F148A+1983F148, Barbace Point (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as =1982F048 =1976F029 Section 6 of Knight 1991

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (50.7° N, 57.3° W: paleocoordinates 31.7° S, 49.1° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Strigigenalis brevicaudata trilobite zone, Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Jeffersonian (485.4 - 470.0 Ma)

• Within Knight's (1991) Unit 3

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• Boundstone; rubbly weathering; skeletal-rich mounds

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: D. M. Rohr, W. D. Boyce, and E. A. Measures. 2008. The rostroconch mollusc Euchasma Billings, 1865 from the Lower Ordovician Catoche Formation, western Newfoundland. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Report 08(1):79-91 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133147: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 03.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

  - Soanitidae
? Calathium sp. Billings 1865
Eocrinoidea sp. Jaekel 1918
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
"Jeffersonia angustimarginata" = Jeffersonia jenni Cullison 1944 trilobite
Petigurus "sp. A of Boyce 1989" Raymond 1913 trilobite
Petigurus groenlandicus Poulsen 1937 trilobite
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
Grinnellaspis newfoundlandensis Boyce 1989 trilobite
"Benthamaspis hintzei" = Benthamaspis conica Fortey 1979 trilobite
Uromystrum affine Poulsen 1937 trilobite
 Proetida - Dimeropygidae
Ischyrotoma parallela Boyce 1989 trilobite
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
  - Receptaculitidae
? Receptaculites sp. Defrance 1827