Sutherland River Fauna, Sutherland River Fm., Devon Island (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (70.0° N, 95.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.5° S, 35.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Sutherland River Formation, Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• "Late Sil.- Ludlovian (?upper)"

Environment/lithology: marine; gray dolomite

• "locally developed biostrome within a medium bedded, finegrain grey dolomite, BA2?"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. J. Boucot, A. Martinsson, R. Thrsteinsson, D. H. Walliser, H. B. Whittington and E. Yochelson. 1960. A Late Silurian fauna from the Sutherland River Formation, Devon Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 65:1-51 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 534: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Mike Sommers on 12.01.1999, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "A.J. Boucot, A. Martinsson, R. Thorsteinsson, D.H. Walliser, H.B. Whittington, E. Yochelson, 1960. A Late Sil. fauna from the Sutherland River Fm., Devon Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Geol. Surv. Can. Bull. 65, 51 pp."
unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
? Phacopidae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
originally entered as "? Phacopid sp."
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Beyrichia sp. M'Coy 1846 ostracod
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
 Strophomenida - Shaleriidae
Shaleria sp. Caster 1939
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Athyridida - Anoplothecidae
Coelospira sp. Hall 1863
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
? Cyrtina sp. Davidson 1858
originally entered as "? Cyrtina sp."
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
Howellella sp. Kozlowski 1946
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Orthida - Draboviidae
? Salopina sp. Boucot 1960
originally entered as "? Salopina sp."
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Isorthis sp. Kozlowski 1929
Polychaeta
 Eunicemorpha -
Eunicemorpha indet.
scolecodonts
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Gyronema sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Cyclonema sp. Hall 1852 snail
 Prosobranchia -
Mesogastropoda indet. Thiele 1925 snail
subulitid
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
Mourlonia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
 Murchisoniina -
Murchisonioidea indet. Koken 1896 snail
2 species
Pteraspidomorpha
  - Thelodontidae
Nostolepis sp. Pander 1856
fish scales
Conodonta
  -
Conodonta indet. Eichenberg 1930 conodont
conodonts