Cape Norman, Pistolet Bay, Catoche Fm. (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, gray lime mudstone and wackestone

• Lime mudstone and wackestone; dark blue-gray weathering, thin rubbly bedded, bioturbated; top contains thin lenses of skeletal lime packstone and grainstone, and spectacular patches of diagenetic dolostone-pseudopbreccia, whit weathering

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. M. Rohr, W.D. Boyce, and I. Knight. 2003. Ordovician gastropods from Western Newfoundland. Current Research (2003) Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Geological Survey 2003:127-136 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196199: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 07.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae
Euconia etna Billings 1865 snail