GSC O-104480. Small stream immediately south of Sylvia Grinnell Lake (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Nunvait, Canada (64.1° N, 69.4° W: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 40.0° W)

When: Plectodina tenuis conodont zone, Frobisher Bay Formation, Chatfieldian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray limestone

• Buff brown weathering, light grey calcilutite.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by A. D. McCracken in 1988; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: T. E. Bolton. 2000. Ordovician megafauna, southern Baffin Island, Nunavat. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 557:39-158 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192778: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 19.04.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus lacertus, "Nanillaenus punctatus" = Thaleops punctata
Illaenus lacertus Whittington 1954 trilobite
"Nanillaenus punctatus" = Thaleops punctata Raymond 1905 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
? Encrinuroides sp. Reed 1931 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Cheiruridae indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
 Leperditicopida - Leperditiidae
Eoleperditia sp. Swartz 1949 ostracod
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurites sp. Le Sueur 1818 snail
 Flexibilia -