Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.8° N, 98.4° W: paleocoordinates 0.5° N, 28.3° W)
When: Bathurst Island Formation, Ludfordian (421.3 - 418.7 Ma)
• In rock that was formerly known as the lower member of the Bathurst Island Formation before the merging of the Stuart Bay and Bathurst Island formations.
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: submarine fan; lithified, gray, calcareous sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: adpression, coalified, original carbon
Collection methods: surface (float),
• Sporangiate plant found in almost completely barren rock. A few fish parts also occur in the beds but are not included in the taxonomic list.
Primary reference: M. E. A. Kotyk. 1998. Late Silurian and Early Devonian fossil plants of Bathurst Island, Arctic Canada. University of Saskatchewan [P. Gensel/M. Kotyk] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 11426: authorized by Pat Gensel, entered by Michele Kotyk on 15.08.2001