Read Bay, Cornwallis Island [Snowblind Bay Fm] (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Loc. 42 (Thorsetinsson, 1958)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.1° N, 93.6° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° S, 26.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Snowblind Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Snowblind Fm, which overlies the Barlow Inlet and Sophia Lake Fms. AGE: Late Lochkovian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From basal part of the formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified conglomerate

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Conglomerate. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NMC

• COLLECTOR: Elliott. REPOSITORY: National Museum of Canada, Ottawa (NMC).

Primary reference: D. K. Elliot and E. J. Loeffler. 1989. A new agnathan from the lower Devonian of Arctic Canada, and a review of the tessellated heterostracans. Palaeontology 32(4):883-891 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90322: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 16.07.2009

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Limited to taxon described in manuscript, in addition to other taxa mentioned in text. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Cyathaspidiformes - Ctenaspididae
 Cyathaspidiformes - Anglaspidae
Aporemaspis pholidata n. sp. Elliot and Loeffler 1989