1996R017=Boyce 1996F011 (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Garden Hill, western Port au Port Peninsula, east of Hunt–Pan Canadian Petroleum of Catoche Formation, beds dipping about 10°

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (48.5° N, 59.2° W: paleocoordinates 32.2° S, 49.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Strigigenalis caudata trilobite zone, Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Cassinian (482.3 - 470.0 Ma)

• Oepikodus communis conodont zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified limestone

• The St. George Group is a 500-m-thick succession of subtidal and peritidal limestone and dolostone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Primary reference: D. M. Rohr, E. A. Measures, W. D. Boyce and I. Knight. 2002. Euomphalopsis and Polhemia (Gastropoda) from the Lower Ordovician Catoche Formation, western Newfoundland. Current Research (2002) Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Geological Survey, Report 2002 2002(2):265-275 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56150: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Rostroconchia
 Conocardiida - Eopteriidae
Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1795 snail
Billings' second operculum
 Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae
Ceratopea billingsi Yochelson 1964 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalopsis magnus n. sp. Rohr et al. 2002 snail
type locality
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurites sp. Le Sueur 1818 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Protocycloceratidae