AN70 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.3° N, 62.1° W: paleocoordinates 21.4° S, 34.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lachute Member (Gun River Formation), Aeronian (440.8 - 438.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone and lithified shale

• Authors do not specify which lithology fossils sampled from.
• Hard, slabby well bedded micritic limestone and minor shale.

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, Qu├ębec, Canada. Palaeontographica Canadiana 22 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186090: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 09.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Failleana ? magnifica Chatterton and Ludvigsen 2004 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus deomenos Tripp 1962 trilobite
 Proetida - Proetidae
Proetus achabae trilobite