Rugosa of the Kakisa Fmn basinal facies, Nabesche River area, British Columbia (Devonian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (57.0° N, 124.0° W: paleocoordinates 5.7° S, 42.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; silty limestone

• basinal facies
• "a thin silty limestone...lithologically and faunally similar to the Kakisa Fmn of the southern NWT"

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 40288: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 21.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae
Tarphyphyllum securiense McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
Bouvierphyllum maclareni McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
Bouvierphyllum altum McLean and Pedder 1984 horn coral
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Hunanophrentis sp. Sun 1958 horn coral
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
"Phillipsastraea sp." = Phillipsastrea d'Orbigny 1849 horn coral
"Medusaephyllum variabile" = Pachyphyllum horn coral
 Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae
Mictophyllum sp. Lang and Smith 1939 horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptychophyllidae
 Rugosa -