Where: Nunavut, Canada (75.8° N, 98.4° W: paleocoordinates 4.1° S, 24.8° W)
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Bathurst Island Beds Formation, Pragian (412.3 - 409.1 Ma)
• In rock originally attributed to the lower member of the Stuart Bay Formation.
• member-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: submarine fan; lithified, gray, calcareous sandstone
•Beds were deposited during periods of basement uplift along eastern coast of Bathurst Island.
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: adpression, coalified, original carbon
Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),
• Collected on 23 July 1994, 4 July 1995, and 13 July 1996.
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 11129: authorized by Pat Gensel, entered by Michele Kotyk on 20.07.2001