Locality 27, unit 4 (Silurian to of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.7° N, 94.2° W: paleocoordinates 3.0° N, 33.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: A Member (Read Bay Formation), Wenlock to Wenlock (433.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• unit is 1.5 feet thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, massive, gray limestone

• Limestone; light olive-grey, weathering to yellowish grey, massive, hard, dense, mainly finely crystalline

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson in 1950-53

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188847: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 19.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ostracoda
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Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
? Streptis sp. Davidson 1881