1999R005, Western Port au Port Peninsula, east side of Cape St. George–Mainland (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (50.7° N, 57.2° W: paleocoordinates 30.6° S, 46.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Laignet Point Member (Catoche Formation), Cassinian (482.3 - 470.0 Ma)

• Oepikodus communis conodont zone, Strigigenalis caudata trilobite zone; Tetragraptus akzharensis graptolite 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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56153: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Helicotomidae
"Polhemia taneyensis" = Lophonema taneyensis
"Polhemia taneyensis" = Lophonema taneyensis Cullison 1944 snail