Anticosti Island, Lousy Cover Mmb, Ellis Bay Fm (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Qu├ębec, Canada (49.8° N, 64.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.9° S, 37.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shale

• platy micrites and shales

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184849: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 27.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Athyridida - Meristellidae
Hindella sp. Davidson 1882
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily
Stromatoporoidea indet. Nicholson and Murie 1878