DFM2 zone brachiopods, western Canada (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Zone of Eoparaphorhynchus lentiformis

Where: Canada (55.0° N, 120.0° W: paleocoordinates 7.1° S, 42.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Sassenach Formation, Early/Lower Famennian (376.1 - 370.6 Ma)

• Early Famennian; triangularis conodont zone.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

• "predominantly clastic strata"

Primary reference: G. O. Raasch. 1988. Famennian faunal zones in western Canada. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume III. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 619-631 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35534: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
"Schuchertella" sp. Girty 1904
"Schuchertella (s.l.) sp."
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
"Athyris cf. angelicoides" = Crinisarina angelicoides
"Athyris cf. angelicoides" = Crinisarina angelicoides Merriam 1940
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae
Pugnoides sp. Weller 1910