Southesk-Cairn complex, Mount Mackenzie (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1466

Where: Alberta, Canada (52.9° N, 117.3° W: paleocoordinates 11.2° S, 43.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• NW margin of the Southesk-Cairn complex close to the Jasper Basin

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• biostromal limestones of the basin-reef slope transitional beds

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. A. McLean and A. E. H. Pedder. 1984. Frasnian rugose corals of western Canada, part 1: Chonophyllidae and Kyphophyllidae. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 185:1-38 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83728: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 28.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Peneckiella haultainensis3 McLean 2005 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Bouvierphyllum cardinalense n. sp. McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral