Anticosti Island, East Point Mmb, Meniér Fm, Locality A1199 (Silurian of Canada)

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 184859: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Clorinda sp. Barrande 1879
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
Septatrypa sp. Kozlowski 1929
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Thebesia sp. Amsden 1974
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Mendacella sp. Cooper 1930
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
Glyptorthis marilara Li and Copper 2006
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Dolerorthis sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931