Where: Quebec, Canada (49.3° N, 62.0° W: paleocoordinates 21.5° S, 34.6° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: East Point Member (Meniér Formation), Aeronian (440.8 - 438.5 Ma)
• middle Aeronian.
•The Meniér Formation was established by Copper and Jin (2012, 2015) to comprise the 60 Goéland Member and East Point Member, previously considered the lower part of the Jupiter Formation (Copper and Long 1990).
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; grainstone and reef rocks
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 184855: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2017
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