Jacques Cartier River near Pont Rouge (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (46.8° N, 71.7° W: paleocoordinates 25.6° S, 48.9° W)

When: Orthograptus ruedemanni graptolite zone, Grondines Limestone Member (Neuville Formation), Chatfieldian (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast

Reposited in the NYSM

Primary reference: D. Goldman. 1995. Taxonomy, evolution, and biostratigraphy of the Orthograptus quadrimucronatus species group (Ordovician, Graptolithina). Journal of Paleontology 69(3):516-540 [S. Holland/S. Holland/S. Holland]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184437: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 26.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Graptolithina
 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus ruedemanni Gurley 1896 diplograptoid
Twenty-four isolated, three-dimensionally preserved specimens and over 50 flattened specimens