Eurypterid-Associated Biota of the Read Bay Fm., Member A, Cornwallis Island (Silurian to of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.0° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 31.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: A Member (Read Bay Formation), Wenlock to Wenlock (433.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• "Late Wenlockian-Early Ludlovian? Cape Storm Formation (=Read Bay Formation, lower part of Member A).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; argillaceous limestone

• "BA 3"

•SEP environmental call based on given info. in ref. PBDB 6632

• "argillaceous limestone"

Primary reference: R. E. Plotnick. 1999. Habitat of Llandoverian-Lochkovian eurypterids. In A. J. Boucot, J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 106-136 [M. Foote/M. Foote/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 26882: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 07.11.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Xiphosurida -
 Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae
"Baltoeurypterus tetragonophthalmus" = Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus
"Baltoeurypterus tetragonophthalmus" = Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus Fischer 1839 eurypterid
 Cyathaspidiformes - Cyathaspididae
 Graptoloida -
 Bireclinata - Monograptidae