Locality M25, Fossil Hill Fm., Manitoulin Island (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Ontario, Canada (45.8° N, 82.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.4° S, 48.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Fossil Hill Formation, Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• middle Telychian

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; gray dolomite

• grey, medium bedded, richly fossiliferous dolostones

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184871: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
Gypidula ? sp. Hall 1867
 Pentamerida - Pentameridae
Pentameroides subrectus Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
Dalejina sp. Havlicek 1953