Rugosa of the basal Imperial Fmn (unnamed limestone), Root River area, NWT (Devonian of Canada)

Where: Northwest Territories, Canada (63.0° N, 124.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° S, 37.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Imperial Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Unnamed limestone in the basal Imperial Formation.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Primary reference: R. A. McLean and J. E. Sorauf. 1988. The distribution of rugose corals in Frasnian outcrop sequences of North America. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume III. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 379-396 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40278: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Rugosa - Chonophyllidae
Fedorowskicyathus radicensis McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Parasmithiphyllum faviforme McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
Smithiphyllum humei McLean and Pedder 1987 horn coral
Smithiphyllum carlsonense McLean and Pedder 1987 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
"Phillipsastraea sp." = Phillipsastrea, Peneckiella sp., Macgeea telopea, "Medusaephyllum nevadense" = Pachyphyllum, "Medusaephyllum woodmani" = Pachyphyllum, "Medusaephyllum sp." = Pachyphyllum
"Phillipsastraea sp." = Phillipsastrea d'Orbigny 1849 horn coral
Peneckiella sp. Soshkina 1939 horn coral
Macgeea telopea horn coral
"Medusaephyllum nevadense" = Pachyphyllum horn coral
"Medusaephyllum woodmani" = Pachyphyllum horn coral
"Medusaephyllum sp." = Pachyphyllum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 horn coral
 Rugosa -
Piceaphyllum sp. horn coral