USNM 10115. McGillivray Brook, 50' upstream from Bears Brooks Group contact. (Silurian of Canada)

Also known as Arisaig

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.6° N, 62.0° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° S, 33.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beechhill Cove Formation, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• Additional information in Boucot et al. 1974. Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 119

Environment/lithology: marine

• Formations not detailed here

Preservation: original calcite

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. S. Peel. 1977. Systematics and palaeontology of the Silurian gastropods of the Arisaig Group. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Biologiske Skrifter 21(1):1-89 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 3834: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

• I've updated some of the generic taxonomy
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae
? Fardenia sp.1 Lamont 1935
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
"Cryptothyrella beechhillensis" = Hindella1
"Cryptothyrella beechhillensis" = Hindella1
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Isorthis sp.1 Kozlowski 1929
Dalmanella "sp. A"1 Hall and Clarke 1892
? Dalmanella sp.1 Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Linoporellidae
Linoporella sp.1 Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
Bucanopsis sp. Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
Loxoplocus sedgwicki2 Donald 1906 snail
Might not be Liospira
Longstaffia sp. Cossmann 1908 snail
L. pulchra
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Liospira aff. affinis Foerste 1887 snail