Pointe Riche (Ordovician of Canada)

Also known as Point Rich

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (50.7° N, 57.4° W: paleocoordinates 28.2° S, 42.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Table Cove Formation (Table Head Group), Whiterockian (471.8 - 457.5 Ma)

• Formation assignment based on faunal assemblage.

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. H. Kindle and H.B. Whittington in 1958, 1961; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: L. R. M. Cocks and J. -Y. Rong. 1989. Classification and review of the brachiopod superfamily Plectambonitacea. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 45:77-163 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186482: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
"Strophomena aurora n. sp." = Aporthophyla aurora
"Strophomena aurora n. sp." = Aporthophyla aurora Billings 1865