DFM4 zone brachiopods, western Canada (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Zone of Cyrtiopsis nahanniensis

Where: Alberta, Canada (60.0° N, 126.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 40.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Famennian (376.1 - 370.6 Ma)

• Famennian; rhomboidea conodont zone.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

• "Carbonate Succession" (with clastics in lower part)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. O. Raasch. 1988. Famennian faunal zones in western Canada. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume III. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 619-631 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35541: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Cleiothyridina sp. Buckman 1906
C. n. sp. (of Crickmay)