BH-94-95 (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (51.6° N, 56.0° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 45.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Strigigenalis caudata trilobite zone, Barbace Cove Member (Boat Harbour Formation), Cassinian (478.6 - 468.1 Ma)

• Top 60 cm of 4.24 m unit that describes based on biozone.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified, intraclastic, gray lime mudstone and wackestone

• "Lime mudstone, wackestone, packstone, and grainstone: locally intraclastic, dark blue-gray, light blue-gray weathering, thin and irregularly bedded; thin, buff dolomite laminae; some horizontal bioturbations; intraclasts flat pebbles up to 7 cm in diameter, and 2-cm thick."

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by W. D. Boyce in 1976-87

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 1989. Early Ordovician trilobite faunas of the Boat Harbour and Catoche Formations (St. George Group) in the Boat-Harbour-Cape Norman area, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland. Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines and Energy, Newfoundland and Labrador, Report 89-2 1-168 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 106237: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 04.03.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Proetida - Bathyuridae
Bolbocephalus convexus Billings 1865 trilobite
"Bolbocephalus stevensi n. sp." = Strigigenalis stevensi Boyce 1989 trilobite
Strigigenalis caudata Billings 1865 trilobite
Strigigenalis brevicaudata Boyce 1989 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isoteloides peri Fortey 1979 trilobite
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805