GSC 60194, Blue Mountains, Hare Fiord Formation, Ellesmere Island (Carboniferous to of Canada)

Also known as Reef 128

Where: Nunavut, Canada (80.7° N, 85.8° W: paleocoordinates 25.2° N, 1.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: "Tellevak Limestone" Member (Hare Fiord Formation), Bashkirian to Bashkirian (323.2 - 307.0 Ma)

• Late Bashkirian or Early Moscovian (Atokan); "Tellevak Limestone" in the lower Hare Fiord Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• bryozoan reef complex
• light grey skeletal limestone in the upper part of the "Tellevak Limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: J. L. Carter and V. I. Poletaev. 1998. Atokan (Late Bashkirian or Early Moscovian) brachiopods from the Hare Fiord Formation of Ellesmere Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Annals of Carnegie Museum 67(2):105-180 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62695: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Beecheriidae
 Spiriferida - Choristitidae
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
? Phrenophoria sp. Cooper and Grant 1969
 Rhynchonellida - Pontisiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Tetracameridae
 Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae
Stenoscisma sp. Conrad 1839
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Orthotichia sp. Hall and Clarke 1892