Bastille Mountain (Devonian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (53.9° N, 120.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 43.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Jasper Basin

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous limestone

• basin area between the reef complexes, sometimes biostromes

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 83779: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 01.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Phillipsastrea disrupta n. sp.1 McLean 1994 horn coral
Peneckiella haultainensis McLean 2005 horn coral
Chuanbeiphyllum impensum1 McLean 1994 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Wapitiphyllum exiguum n. sp.3 McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
Smithiphyllum frondosum n. sp.4 McLean and Pedder 1987 horn coral