Eddies Cove West, Unit 6b, Middle Member (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (50.8° N, 57.1° W: paleocoordinates 32.9° S, 51.9° W)

When: Lower Member (Boat Harbour Formation), Demingian (485.4 - 478.6 Ma)

• Unit 6b below the Old Man Cove dolomitized interval. = Middle Member. (Unit 6b of Knight, 1977, 1978, 1980). PJW: originally entered as Middle Member, but this is base of formation & there is no "middle" member.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 1983. Preliminary Ordovician trilobite stratigraphy of the Eddies Cove West-Port au Choix area, western Newfoundland. Current Research 11-15 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196501: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 18.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Leiostegiidae
Leiostegium sp. Raymond 1913 trilobite
 Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae
Parahystricurus sp. Ross 1951 trilobite
Hyperbolochilus sp. Ross 1951 trilobite
Hystricurus sp. Raymond 1913 trilobite
Hystricurus oculilunatus Ross 1951 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
"Paraplethopeltis seelyi" = Bolbocephalus seelyi
"Paraplethopeltis seelyi" = Bolbocephalus seelyi Whitfield 1889 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Parabellefontia sp. Hintze 1952 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Clarkellidae
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
Ecculiomphalus sp. Portlock 1843 snail
Lecanospira sp. Butts 1926 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Ellesmeroceratidae
Bassleroceras sp. Ulrich and Foerste 1936