Loc. Ab-"11", uppermost Williams Island Fmn, Williams Island, N Ontario (Devonian to of Canada)

Where: Ontario, Canada (50.4° N, 81.6° W: paleocoordinates 27.0° S, 26.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Williams Island Formation, Givetian to Givetian (387.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Uppermost Williams Island formation consists of 1.3 meters. Age is latest Givetian to earliest Frasnian.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; green, calcareous claystone

• "1.3 m exposed, of pale green, clay-mudstone containing three thin, concretionary carbonate beds, and with numerous brachiopods at the base"

Primary reference: A. W. Norris, T. T. Uyeno, P. Sartenaer and P. G. Telford. 1992. Brachiopod and conodont faunas from the uppermost Williams Island Formation and lower Long Rapids Formation (Middle and Upper Devonian), Moose River Basin, northern Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 434:1-133 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40045: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 16.06.2004, edited by Pete Wagner

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Monograph covers brachiopods and conodonts. Some other elements mentioned as well.
Trilobita
 Phacopida - Phacopidae
Phacops sp. Emmrich 1839 trilobite
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida - Icriodontidae
 Ozarkodinida - Palmatolepidae
Palmatolepis sp. Müller 1956 conodont
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
unclassified
  -
Strophomenata
 Productida - Araksalosiidae
 Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae
 Strophomenida - Strophodontidae
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae
 Rhynchonellida - Yunnanellidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Tabulophyllum sp. Fenton and Fenton 1924 horn coral