Coral Falls, Trout River (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 3854

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (61.1° N, 119.8° W: paleocoordinates 5.5° S, 38.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• upper Kakisa Formation, Upper Frasnian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• stromatoporoid-coral biostromes

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 83806: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Bouvierphyllum maclareni McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
 Stromatoporellida - Stromatoporellidae
Stictostroma maclareni n. sp.4 Stearn 1966 stromatoporoid sponge
 Stromatoporellida - Trupetostromatidae
Trupetostroma saintjeani4 Stearn 1966 stromatoporoid sponge
Trupetostroma hayense4 Stearn 1966 stromatoporoid sponge
Hermatostroma maillieuxi4 stromatoporoid sponge