AN15 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.6° N, 63.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.0° S, 35.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Goéland Member (Jupiter Formation), Aeronian (440.8 - 438.5 Ma)

• basal few meters of Goéland member

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• soft shales and limestone interbeds

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: B. D. E. Chatterton and R. Ludvigsen. 2004. Early Silurian trilobites of Anticosti Island, Québec, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 22 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184996: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 03.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Kosovopeltis insularis Billings 1866 trilobite
Failleana wangi Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Stenopareia grandis Billings 1859 trilobite
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Kettneraspis ramskoeldi Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
Anacaenaspis zedei n. sp. Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
Dalaspis boltoni Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
Exallaspis maccrackeni Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Acernaspis sp. Campbell 1967 trilobite
Acernaspis orestes Billings 1860 trilobite
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Dalmanites jupiterensis Twenhofel 1928 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus deomenos Tripp 1962 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Calymene nowlani Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
 Lichida - Lichidae
"Lichidae" indet. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite