Snowblind Creek, Cornwallis Island (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.2° N, 93.8° W: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 37.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Orthograptus fastigatus graptolite zone, Irene Bay Formation, Richmondian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• Originally given as Cape Phillips.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: M. J. Melchin. 1987. Upper Ordovician graptolites from the Cape Phillips Formation, Canadian Arctic Islands. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 35:191-202 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184420: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 25.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus fastigatus Davies 1929 diplograptoid