DFM6 zone brachiopods, western Canada (Devonian of Canada)

Also known as Zone of Gastrodetoechia utahensis

Where: Alberta, Canada (60.0° N, 126.0° W: paleocoordinates 0.4° N, 40.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Famennian (370.6 - 364.7 Ma)

• Famennian; trachytera conodont zone.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonate

• "Carbonate Succession" (with clastics in lower part)

Size class: macrofossils

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 35543: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 19.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Crurithyris sp. George 1931
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Rhynchonellida - Plectorhynchellidae
 Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
"Schizophoria cf. australis" = Schizophoria (Schizophoria) australis
"Schizophoria cf. australis" = Schizophoria (Schizophoria) australis Kindle 1909