PS 0.2 - Pearl Street, Weymouth (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Massachusetts (42.2° N, 71.0° W: paleocoordinates 72.4° S, 63.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sunnaginia imbricata small shelly zone, Lower Member (Weymouth Formation), Placentian (541.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Camenella baltica zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Landing. 1988. Lower Cambrian of eastern Massachusetts: stratigraphy and small shelly fossils. Journal of Paleontology 62(5):661-695 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56836: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 26.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Hyolitha
 Orthothecida - Circothecidae
"Conotheca mammilata" = Conotheca subcurvata
"Conotheca mammilata" = Conotheca subcurvata YĆ¼ 1974
Orthothecimorpha
 Circothecida -
Brachiopoda
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Eccentrotheca kanesia Landing et al. 1980
 Tommotiida - Sunnaginiidae
Sunnaginia imbricata Rozanov et al. 1969
 Mitrosagophora - Tommotiidae
Camenella ? baltica Bengtson 1970
Helcionelloida
 Pelagiellida - Aldanellidae
Aldanella attleborensis Shaler and Foerste 1888
 Helcionellida - Stenothecidae
? Mellopegma sp. Runnegar and Jell 1976
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
 Hyolithelminthida - Torellellidae
Torellella laevigata Linnarsson 1871
Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Chancelloria sp. Walcott 1920
Plinthokonion
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