Berland River well, Ireton Formation (Devonian of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (54.0° N, 117.6° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 42.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• at 3762 m, Wild River Basin, upper formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified, calcareous shale and lithified, argillaceous limestone

• basinal area between the Leduc reefs

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: core, 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 83825: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Thamnophyllum pedderi McLean 2005 horn coral