A1421 Chicotte Fm, Anticosti Island (Silurian of Canada)

Also known as Reef 1855

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.3° N, 63.1° W: paleocoordinates 22.7° S, 33.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chicotte Formation, Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• upper reefal unit

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

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: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184868: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
Eospirifer sp. Schuchert 1913
 Pentamerida - Clorindidae
Clorinda rotunda Lindström 1861
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
Lissatrypa sp. Twenhofel 1914