AN23 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.5° N, 63.6° W: paleocoordinates 21.0° S, 35.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• upper part of Goéland member?

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified shale

• soft shale at base of cliff

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 185537: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 27.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Aulacopleurida - Aulacopleuridae
 Phacopida - Dalmanitidae
Bessazoon gibbae n. sp. Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
Daytonia jollieti n. sp. Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae