Poplar River (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1924

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (61.3° N, 121.8° W: paleocoordinates 4.2° S, 38.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Jean-Marie Member (Redknife Formation), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: R. A. McLean and A. E. H. Pedder. 1987. Frasnian rugose corals of western Canada, part 2: The genus Smithiphyllum. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 195:131-173 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 83808: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 02.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Macgeea pustulosa McLean 2005 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae