GSC O-106298, Île d’Aloigny (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (45.3° N, 74.2° W: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 61.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ogdensburg Member (Beauharnois Formation), Cassinian (478.6 - 468.1 Ma)

• Strigigenalis caudata Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, dolomitic limestone and lithified packstone

• Dolomitic limestone and irregular to lenticular (2-20 cm) beds of bioclasitc packstone and grainstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: S. Desbiens, T. E. Bolton, and A.D. McCracken. 1996. Fauna of the lower Beauharnois Formation (Beekmantown Group, Lower Ordovician), Grand île, Quebec. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 33(8):1132-1153 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 50065: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 05.05.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Aulacopleurida - Hystricuridae
Hystricurus conicus Billings 1859 trilobite
 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
Strigigenalis caudata Billings 1865 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isoteloides peri Fortey 1979 trilobite
 Orthida - Finkelnburgiidae
 Ribeirioida - Technophoridae
Ribeiria calcifera Billings 1865
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
""Maclurites" affinis" = Teiichispira affinis
""Maclurites" affinis" = Teiichispira affinis Billings 1865 snail
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
 Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae
Ceratopea canadensis Billings 1865 snail
 Archinacellida - Archinacellidae
? Archinacella simplex Billings 1865