Pressure Point, east (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Nunavut, Canada (74.0° N, 95.2° W: paleocoordinates 0.4° N, 31.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Somerset Island Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

• early Pridolian

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, white sandstone

• grey, white, and buff, coarse to fine-grained, crossbedded sandstone.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. K. Elliott and S. Swift. 2010. A new species of Ariaspis (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Late Silurian of the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(6):1874-1878 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185830: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Ariaspididae
Ariaspis arctata n. sp. Elliott and Swift 2010