Shores of Lake Waswanipi (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as PS200. West bank of Sullivan River

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.5° N, 76.5° W: paleocoordinates 20.6° S, 47.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Orthograptus spiniferus - Climacograptus pygmaeus graptolite zone, Lake Waswanipi Limestone Formation, Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• Middle Orthograptus spiniferus - Climacograptus pygmaeus zones

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: T. H. Clark and D. A. W. Blake. 1952. Ordovician fossils from Waswanipi Lake, Quebec. Canadian Field Naturalist 66:119-121 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185487: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Strophomena incurvata Shephard 1838
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Dalmanella sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Orthida - Platystrophiidae
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
"Hormotoma major" = Lophospira major
"Hormotoma major" = Lophospira major Hall 1852 snail
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Maclurina manitobensis, "Maclurites crassus" = Maclurites crassa, "Maclurina cuneata" = Maclurites cuneata
Maclurina manitobensis Whiteaves 1890 snail
"Maclurites crassus" = Maclurites crassa Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
"Maclurina cuneata" = Maclurites cuneata Whitfield 1878 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
Liospira angustata Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae
Hormotoma minnesotensis1 Ulrich and Scofield 1897 snail
 Actinocerida - Gonioceratidae
Lambeoceras sp. Foerste 1917
 Actinocerida - Actinoceratidae
Actinoceras sp. Bronn 1837
 Bireclinata -
Climacograptus typicalis2 Hall 1865 climacograptid
Climacograptus typicalis typicalis
 Glyptocystitoida - Pleurocystitidae
"Pleurocystis sp." = Pleurocystites
"Pleurocystis sp." = Pleurocystites
 Disparida - Heterocrinidae
? Heterocrinus sp. Hall 1872 Sea lily
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Halysites gracilis tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Plasmoporidae
Plasmopora lambi tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
Streptelasma corniculum Hall 1847 horn coral
?S. rusticum Billings
  - Receptaculitidae
"Receptaculites oweni" = Fisherites reticulatus
"Receptaculites oweni" = Fisherites reticulatus Owen 1844