Parker Community, Parker Slate (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Vermont (44.5° N, 73.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° S, 89.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: ? Bonnia - Olenellus zone, Parker Slate Formation, Caerfai (530.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• "uLCamb.", 150 ft. above base

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale

• "black sh w some thin ls or dolo and congl. (debris flow?). outer shelf. geosynclinal. (Palmer:outer detrital belt) BA4? 19 May '87: PRobably BA5 or BA6 (Lagerstatten)"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. B. Shaw. 1955. Paleontology of Northwestern Vermont. V. The Lower Cambrian Fauna. Journal of Paleontology 29(5):775-805 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 21.03.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "A.B. Shaw 1955. Paleontology of NW Vermont. V. The Lower Cambrian Fauna. Journal of Paleontology 29:775-805"
unclassified
  -
 Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae
? Anomalocaris sp.
originally entered as "? Anomalocaris sp."
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Zacanthoididae
Prozacanthoides sp. Resser 1937 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Protypus sp. Walcott 1986 trilobite
Bonnia sp. Walcott 1916 trilobite
  - Antagmidae
Periomma sp. Resser 1937 trilobite
 Eodiscida - Eodiscidae
Pagetides sp. Rasetti 1945 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
Ptychoparella sp. Poulson 1927 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Chengkouaspididae
Bathynotus sp. Hall 1860 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
Olenellus sp. Hall 1861 trilobite
Malacostraca
 Phyllocarida -
Tuzoia sp. Walcott 1912
Protocaris
  -
Kutorginata
 Kutorginida - Kutorginidae
"Rustella sp." = Kutorgina
"Rustella sp." = Kutorgina Billings 1861
 Kutorginida - Nisusiidae
Nisusia sp. Walcott 1905
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Bohemiellidae
? Wimanella sp. Walcott 1908
originally entered as "? Wimanella sp."
Paterinata
 Paterinida - Paterinidae
Paterina sp. Beecher 1891
Eocrinoidea
 Ascocystitida -
Eocystites sp. Billings 1868
Emmonsaspis
  -
? Emmonsaspis sp. Resser and Howell 1938
originally entered as "? Emmonsaspips sp."
Demospongea
 Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae
Leptomitus sp. Walcott 1886 demosponge