Eastern Whale Island, Catoche Fm. (Ordovician to of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (50.9° N, 57.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.0° S, 50.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Tulean to Tulean (480.8 - 470.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; burrowed limestone

• "burrowed limestones, thrombolitic boundstones and parted limestones"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 1985. Cambrian-Ordovician biostratigraphic investigations, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Current Research 85(1):60-70 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195779: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 24.08.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isoteloides peri Fortey 1979 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Strigigenalis caudata Billings 1865 trilobite
"Jeffersonia angustimarginata" = Jeffersonia jenni Cullison 1944 trilobite
Petigurus nero Billings 1865 trilobite
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
Benthamaspis conica Fortey 1979 trilobite
Bathyurellus abruptus Billings 1865 trilobite
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurites sp. Le Sueur 1818 snail
 Bisonocerida - Piloceratidae
Piloceras sp. Salter 1859