Point Riche, Zone L (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Pointe Rich

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (50.7° N, 57.4° W: paleocoordinates 27.5° S, 41.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Spring Inlet Member (Table Point Formation), Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Kindle and H.B. Whittington in 1958, 1961; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 233265: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 02.02.2024

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
"Maclurea acuminata" = Palliseria acuminata
"Maclurea acuminata" = Palliseria acuminata Billings 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Subulitidae
"Subulites daphne n. sp." = Fusispira daphne
"Subulites daphne n. sp." = Fusispira daphne Billings 1865 snail
Subulites n. sp. Daphne
 Murchisoniina - Straparollinidae
"Holopea ophelia n. sp." = Straparollina ophelia
"Holopea ophelia n. sp." = Straparollina ophelia Billings 1865 snail
Holopea n. sp. Ophelia
Cephalopoda
 Actinocerida - Ruedemannoceratidae
"Lituites pluto n. sp." = Elkanoceras pluto
"Lituites pluto n. sp." = Elkanoceras pluto Billings 1865