Rohr 99RB6E. Bustard Cove, St. John Bay. Top of Unit 11 of Knight (1991: 12) (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, Benthamaspis gibberula 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: replaced with silica

Primary reference: D. M. Rohr, E.A. Measures, W.D. Boyce and I. Knight. 2001. Early Ordovician gastropods of the Barbace Cove Member (Boat Harbour Formation) and Catoche Formation, western Newfoundland. Current Research (2001) Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Geological Survey, Report 2001 2001(1):113-126 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56643: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Turritoma acrea Billings 1865 snail
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae