Whitehorse Creek (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1467

Where: Alberta, Canada (53.0° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 11.5° S, 43.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mount Hawk Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

• Jasper Basin between Southesk-Cairn and Miette Complexes, upper Mount Hawk Formation, Upper Frasnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• flanking beds of small micritic mudmounds

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. A. McLean. 1994. Frasnian rugose corals of western Canada, part 3A: The massive Phillipsastreidae - Phillipsastrea, Chuanbeiphyllum. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 230:39-76 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83730: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 28.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Rugosa - Charactophyllidae
Piceaphyllum sp. Rozkowska 1980 horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae
 Stauriida - Ptychophyllidae
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Pantophyllum sp. Lakhov 1982 horn coral
Disphyllum sp. Fromentel 1861 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Bouvierphyllum ? cardinalense McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral