Locality 37 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.8° N, 93.7° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° N, 34.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Allen Bay Formation, Wenlock (433.4 - 427.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, calcareous shale and lithified dolomite

• dark grey calcareous shale, in part petroliferous, interbedded in dolomite

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson in 1950-53; reposited in the GSC

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. Thorsteinsson. 1958. Cornwallis and Little Cornwallis Islands, District of Franklin, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada Memoirs 294:1-134 [M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188784: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 18.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Identified by A. E. Wilson
 Palaeocopida - Beyrichiidae
Zygobeyrichia sp. Ulrich 1916 ostracod
 Tolypelepidiformes - Tolypelepididae