Table Point, "Upper Table Head", 20 feet (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (50.4° N, 57.5° W: paleocoordinates 28.5° S, 42.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Black Cove Formation (Goose Tickle Group), Whiterockian (470.0 - 457.3 Ma)

• "Upper Table Cove Formation" of Kindle and Whittington 1963 = Black Cove Formation of Klappa et al 1980 (and placed in Goose Tickle Group by Stenzel et al 1990).

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified, black, carbonaceous shale

• Environmental setting from Stenzel et al 1990

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Kindle and H.B. Whittington in 1958, 1961; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: H. B. Whittington and C. H. Kindle. 1963. Middle Ordovician Table Head Formation, western Newfoundland. Geological Society America Bulletin 74:745-758 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104860: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 11.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Graptoloidea - Lasiograptidae
 Graptoloidea - Climacograptidae
"Climacograptus cf. scharenbergi" = Pseudoclimacograptus scharenbergi Lapworth 1976 climacograptid
 Graptoloidea - Diplograptidae
 Graptoloidea - Dicranograptidae
"Glyptograptus cf. dentatus" = Levisograptus dentatus
"Glyptograptus cf. dentatus" = Levisograptus dentatus Brongniart 1828 graptolite
 Graptoloidea - Retiolitidae
 Graptoloidea - Glossograptidae
Cryptograptus tricornis Carruthers 1859 graptolite
Cryptograptus schaferi Carruthers 1859 graptolite
 Graptoloidea - Dichograptidae