Nelson River Limestone Cephalopods, Hudson Bay (Ordovician to of Canada)

Where: Mantiboa, Canada (57.1° N, 92.5° W: paleocoordinates 10.1° S, 54.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nelson River Limestone Formation, Middle Ordovician to Middle Ordovician (470.0 - 443.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: limestone

• Environmental call by T. Hanson.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. K. Miller, W. Youngquist, and C. Collinson. 1954. Ordovician cephalopod fauna of Baffin Island. Geological Society of America Memoir 62:1-234 [S. Holland/T. Hanson/T. Hanson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24163: authorized by Steven Holland, entered by Tori Hanson on 01.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Discosorida - Westonoceratidae
Westonoceras sp. Foerste 1924
 Discosorida - Cyrtogomphoceratidae
Cyrtogomphoceras sp. Foerste 1924
 Endocerida - Endoceratidae
Endoceras sp. Hall 1847
 Oncocerida - Diestoceratidae
Diestoceras sp. Foerste 1924