Wadleigh Island, 66ACn 1421, Alaska (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Reef 3308

Where: Alaska (55.5° N, 133.1° W: paleocoordinates 18.8° S, 80.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wadleigh Limestone Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• Lower? Givetian

• bed-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 36593: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora schulzei tabulate coral