Also known as Sirius Passet Lagerstätte
Where: Peary Land, Greenland (82.8° N, 42.2° W: paleocoordinates 22.5° S, 49.7° W)
When: Nevadella trilobite zone, Lower Member (Buen Formation), Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)
• Trilobite zone is based on the presence of Buenellus higginsi.
Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; shale
Size class: macrofossils
Preservation: adpression, soft parts, recrystallized
Collection methods: surface (float)
• Almost 6000 fossiliferous slabs were selected during visits between 1985 and 2006.
Primary reference: S. Conway Morris and J. S. Peel. 2008. The earliest annelids: Lower Cambrian polychaetes from the Sirius Passet Lagerstätte, Peary Land, North Greenland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53:137-148 [A. Lin/A. Lin]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 90574: authorized by Alex Lin, entered by Alex Lin on 07.08.2009
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