Sturgeon Lake south well (Devonian of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (55.1° N, 117.5° W: paleocoordinates 10.2° S, 42.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• at 2535.6 m, undiff. upper Nisku Formation, north side of the Winterburn Basin, upper Frasnian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

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 83831: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae