AN11 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.6° N, 63.4° W: paleocoordinates 21.6° S, 36.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Becscie Formation, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• top 3 m

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, gray limestone

• hard, slabby, evenly-bedded tan to gray limestones...locally very fossiliferous

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen. 2004. Early Silurian trilobites of Anticosti Island, Qu├ębec, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 22 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184639: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 15.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Acernaspis sp. Campbell 1967 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
"Encrinuridae" indet. Angelin 1854 trilobite
Nucleurus sp. Ramskold 1986 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus sp. Steininger 1831 trilobite