A0952. Homard Road, near Salmon River (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Qu├ębec, Canada (49.5° N, 62.3° W: paleocoordinates 22.5° S, 36.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Normalograptus extraordinarius graptolite zone, Lousy Cove Member (Ellis Bay Formation), Hirnantian (445.2 - 443.4 Ma)

• Gamachignathus ensifer zone; Spinachitina taugourdeaui zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

• micritic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Jin and R. Zhan. 2008. Late Ordovician Orthide and Billingsellide Brachiopods from Anticosti Island, Eastern Canada: Diversity Change Through Mass Extinction. National Research Council of Canada Monograph Series [S. Finnegan/S. Finnegan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184848: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 27.03.2017, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• This initially had information about the Fraise member from Ref # 61979, C. A. C. Gushulak. 2016. First Major Appearance of Brachiopod-Dominated Benthic Shelly Communities in the Reef Ecosystem during the Early Silurian. Western University [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]. However, that info was already entered from the original sources.
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Mendacella sp. Cooper 1930
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Hebertella maria Billings 1862