Schuchert Collection 52B. Bed 7 (upper half) NE of McPherson's Brook (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.6° N, 62.0° W: paleocoordinates 33.1° S, 26.4° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Moydart Formation, Ludfordian (425.6 - 423.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

• Formations not detailed here

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC, USNM, YPM

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 3843: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
"Murchisonia antigonishensis" = Hormotoma antigonishensis
"Murchisonia antigonishensis" = Hormotoma antigonishensis Peel 1977 snail
Murchisonia (s.l.) antigonishensis
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
Pharetrolites murchisoni de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny 1840 snail
 Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae
Phragmosphaera globata Murchison 1839 snail
 Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae
"Tritonophon trilobata" = Plectonotoides trilobatus
"Tritonophon trilobata" = Plectonotoides trilobatus Conrad 1839 snail
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Cymbularia carinata" = Ptychosphaera carinata
"Cymbularia carinata" = Ptychosphaera carinata de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 snail