Palliser Pass (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.7° N, 115.4° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° S, 70.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Orthidiella brachiopod zone, Skoki Formation, Rangerian (471.8 - 468.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: gray, silty limestone

• Shallow water and/or open, normal marine conditions.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: replaced with silica

Collection methods: Divided into two smaller collections in reference.

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186528: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 23.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
Petroria rugosa Wilson 1926
 Euomphalina - Macluritidae
Palliseria robusta n. gen. n. sp.
Palliseria robusta n. gen. n. sp. Wilson 1924 snail