Locality 2 (Silurian to of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.7° N, 94.9° W: paleocoordinates 3.1° 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)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous limestone

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 188869: 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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Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
Cyrtina sp. Davidson 1858
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
Howellella "sp. A" Kozlowski 1946
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Atrypella cf. shrocki" = Atrypoidea
Atrypella cf. tenuis Kirk and Amsden 1952
Atrypella cf. borealis Kirk and Amsden 1952
Atrypella cf. scheii Holtedahl 1914
Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral