GSC C-45420, Yelverton Inlet, Ellesmere Island (Carboniferous of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (81.9° N, 79.4° W: paleocoordinates 24.3° N, 1.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nansen Formation, Bashkirian (323.2 - 315.2 Ma)

• 206.5-207.5 m above base of Nansen Fm; early late Bashkirian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone

• "outer shelf"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by U. Mayr in 1975-1982; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: J. Fedorowski, E. W. Bamber, and D. V. Baranova. 2012. An unusual occurrence of Bashkirian (Pennsylvanian) rugose corals from the Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada. Journal of Paleontology 86:979-995 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135683: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 02.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Dibunophyllum bipartitum McCoy 1849 horn coral
ssp. craigianum