Hay River near Enterprise (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1922

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (60.6° N, 116.1° W: paleocoordinates 6.8° S, 37.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: C Member (Hay River Formation), Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Member C or Escarpment Member of Stearn 1966

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified reef rocks and lithified packstone

• coral boundstones, bioclastic packstones and green mudstones

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 83819: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Macgeea proteus3 horn coral
Macgeea soraufi n. sp.3 McLean 2005 horn coral
Frechastraea pollicaris n. sp.2 McLean 1994 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Mikkwaphyllum cameroni McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporida - Stromatoporidae
Stromatopora cygnea4 Stearn 1963 stromatoporoid sponge
 Amphiporida - Amphiporidae
Amphipora ramosa4 Phillips 1841 stromatoporoid sponge
? Euryamphipora sp.4 Klovan 1966 stromatoporoid sponge
 Stromatoporellida - Stromatoporellidae
Clathrocoilona inconstans4 stromatoporoid sponge
 Syringostromatida - Syringostromatidae
? Syringostroma confertum4 stromatoporoid sponge