Wadleigh Island, 2, Alaska (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Reef 3307

Where: Alaska (55.5° N, 133.2° W: paleocoordinates 20.1° S, 80.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wadleigh Limestone Formation, Eifelian (393.3 - 387.7 Ma)

• Middle? Eifelian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• Fine-grained dark limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

• Focus on corals

Primary reference: I. I. Tchudinova, M. Churkin, Jr., and G. D. Eberlein. 1974. Devonian syringoporoid corals from southeastern Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 48(1):124-134 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36589: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Cystiphyllida - Digonophyllidae
Digonophyllum sp. Wedekind 1923 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
Xystriphyllum sp. Hill 1939 horn coral
Australophyllum sp. Stumm 1949 horn coral
Acanthophyllum sp. Dybowski 1873 horn coral
 Stauriida - Stauriidae
Loyolophyllum sp. Chapman 1914 horn coral