Bigoray well, Bigoray Member (Devonian of Canada)

Where: Alberta, Canada (53.4° N, 115.1° W: paleocoordinates 12.4° S, 42.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• at 2353.7 m, SE side of the Winterburn Basin, Upper Frasnian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal ramp; lithified limestone

• ramp facies

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 83834: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Thamnophyllum pedderi McLean 2005 horn coral