cliff behind the Fonderie de Levis, 500' south of Begin's Hill (Ordovician of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (46.8° N, 71.2° W: paleocoordinates 27.4° S, 52.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Undulograptus dentatus graptolite zone, Shumardia Limestone Member (Levis Formation), Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

• Zone D1 of Clark (1924). Lower to lower-middle Shumardia Limestone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Only trilobites were collected...no other genera were listed or identified.

Primary reference: E. O. Ulrich and G. A. Cooper. 1938. Ozarkian and Canadian Brachiopoda. Geological Society of America Special Paper 13(8):1-323 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186612: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 27.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Taffiidae
? Leptella exigua Clark 1924
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Eoorthidae