Locality 27, unit 3 (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 3.9 feet thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray packstone

• Limestone; fossil fragmental, mottled light grey and brownish grey, weathering to mottled brownish grey and yellowish grey, very thin-bedded, dense, finely to medium 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 188849: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 19.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
Streptis sp. Davidson 1881
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
Eospirifer sp. Schuchert 1913
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral