Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Ontario, Canada (45.7° N, 81.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.5° S, 50.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Manitoulin Formation, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified, dolomitic limestone

• adjacent to small rugose coral-stromatoporoid patch reefs behind the main Manitowaning "barrier" reef

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Copper. 1982. Early Silurian atrypoids from Manitoulin Island and Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Journal of Paleontology 56(3):680-702 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79161: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.02.2008

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae