Locality 39, unit 8 (Silurian of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (74.8° N, 93.4° W: paleocoordinates 2.0° N, 31.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: C Member (Read Bay Formation), Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• unit is 11.1 feet thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, massive, brown lime mudstone

• Limestone; pale brown, weathering to very pale orange and greyish yellow, massive, hard, dense, sublithographic; slight erosion surface appears to be present near base

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 188875: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Melanie Hopkins on 19.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
"Atrypella sp." = Atrypoidea
"Atrypella sp." = Atrypoidea Mitchell and Dun 1920
Gastropoda
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Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites sp. Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral