Locality at Mouth of Gun River (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.6° N, 63.8° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° S, 35.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

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

• "hard, slabby, well-bedded micritic limestones 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 187778: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 11.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinurus deomenos Tripp 1962 trilobite