Wadleigh Island, 65ACn 1791, 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)

• Upper? Eifelian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• Conceivably developed on the flanks of reefs
• 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 36591: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Auloporidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
? Cladopora sp. Hall 1851 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites sp. Lamarck 1801 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Thamnophyllum sp. Penecke 1894 horn coral