Fairholme Reef Complex, Mt. McDougall (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1517

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.9° N, 115.0° W: paleocoordinates 13.5° S, 44.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cairn Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. S. McLean. 2005. Phillipsastreid corals from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) of western Canada: taxonomy and biostratigraphic significance. NRC Press 1-109 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83669: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Thamnophyllum pedderi McLean 2005 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Smithiphyllum meridianum McLean and Pedder 1987 horn coral