BHI-2 at 28.5 m (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.8° N, 92.4° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 31.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cape Phillips Formation, Silurian (443.4 - 419.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shelly/skeletal lime mudstone and mudstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 1994

Collection methods: quarrying

• Repository: University of Alberta, Laboratory of Vertebrate Palaeontology, Edmonton, Canada (UALVP)

Primary reference: T. Marss and P. Y. Gagnier. 2001. A new chondrichthyan from the Wenlock, Lower Silurian, of Baillie-Hamilton Island, the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(4):693-701 [S. Peters/S. McMullen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135991: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 14.11.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Kannathalepididae
Kannathalepis milleri n. sp. Marss and Gagnier 2001 elasmobranch