Griffon Cove River, St. Alban and Grande Cavee Fms. (Devonian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (48.8° N, 64.5° W: paleocoordinates 33.4° S, 19.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

• "L. Dev. St. Alban and Grande Cavee Fms. (below Dalhousie)"

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; green, calcareous shale

• "green calcareous shale. nearshore (BA2?)"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. M. Clarke. 1909. Early Devonic history of New York and eastern North America. Part 2. New York State Museum Memoirs 9(2):1-250 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/J. Ju]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 597: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 28.01.1999, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "Clark, 1908"
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops sp. Emmrich 1839 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Dalmanites sp. Barrande 1852 trilobite
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
Leptostrophia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
originally entered as "Leptastrophia sp."
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
 Strophomenida - Strophonellidae
Strophonella sp. Hall 1879
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
Atrypina sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Camarotoechia sp. Hall and Clarke 1893
 Rhynchonellida - Uncinulidae
Uncinulus sp. Bayle 1878
 Orthida - Orthidae
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
Actinopteria sp. Hall 1884 oyster
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
Leptodomus sp. M'Coy 1844 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiomorpha sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Goniophora sp. Phillips 1848 clam
 Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae
? Stenoloron sp. Oehlert and Oehlert 1888 snail
was Eotomaria; PJW3
 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
? Lophospiridae indet. Wenz 1938 snail
was Lophospira; could be Ruedemannia; PJW3
 Orthocerida - Kionoceratidae
Kionoceras sp. Hyatt 1884