Wadleigh Island, 66ACn 1451 (Devonian of the United States)

Also known as Reef 3309

Where: Alaska (55.5° N, 133.1° W: paleocoordinates 16.7° S, 79.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Wadleigh Limestone Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Upper? Frasnian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

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 36597: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 06.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Auloporida - Multithecoporidae
Syringoporella rara n. sp. tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
"Neostringophyllum sp." = Acanthophyllum (Neostringophyllum)
"Neostringophyllum sp." = Acanthophyllum (Neostringophyllum) Wedekind 1922 horn coral
 Stauriida - Stringophyllidae
Sociophyllum sp. Birenheide 1962 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Tabulophyllum sp. Fenton and Fenton 1924 horn coral
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Phacellophyllum sp. G├╝rich 1909 horn coral
Phillipsastrea (Pachyphyllum) sp. d'Orbigny 1849 horn coral
Phillipsastrea (Phillipsastrea) sp. d'Orbigny 1849 horn coral
Macgeea sp. Webster 1889 horn coral