Also known as Trilobite-Ostracode Fauna, Cape Phillips Fm.
Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (75.8° N, 94.5° W: paleocoordinates 3.5° N, 32.7° W)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Cape Phillips Formation, Sheinwoodian (433.4 - 430.5 Ma)
• Parts of section yielding trilobites are from about 97.5 ft. to 245 ft. above base, spanning early Wenlockian Cyrtograptus canadenses through penultimate Wenlockian Monograptus testis zones.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: slope; shelly/skeletal limestone and calcareous shale
Reposited in the GSC
Primary reference: D. G. Perry and B. D. E. Chatterton. 1977. Silurian (Wenlockian) trilobites from Baillie-Hamilton Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 14:285-317 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 26006: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 30.09.2002
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