1996R019 =Boyce 1996F018 (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Western Port au Port Peninsula, east of Cape St. George–Mainland road (Route 463).

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: Catoche Formation (St. George Group), Cassinian (482.3 - 470.0 Ma)

• Oepikodus communis conodont zone, Strigigenalis caudata trilobite 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: original 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 56151: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Euomphalopsis magnus Rohr et al. 2002 snail