Locality 9, unit 15 (Silurian to of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.7° N, 94.9° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° N, 33.5° 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 14.9 feet thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray limestone

• Limestone; medium light-grey, weathering to mottled greys and yellowish grey, thin-bedded, finely to coarsely crystalline; upper 1.6 feet is coarsely crystalline

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Thorsteinsson in 1950-53

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: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188851: 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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Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
? Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
 Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae
Streptelasma sp. Hall 1847 horn coral
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
"Zaphrentis cf. offleyensis" = Zaphrenthis
"Zaphrentis cf. offleyensis" = Zaphrenthis horn coral