Raymond Quarry, Fossil Ridge (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (51.4° N, 116.5° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° S, 80.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bathyuriscus-Elrathina trilobite zone, Raymond Quarry Shale Member (Burgess Shale Formation), Delamaran (511.2 - 506.5 Ma)

• Pagetia walcotti subzone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: J. K. Rigby and D. Collins. 2004. Sponges of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale and Stephen Formations, British Columbia. Royal Ontario Museum Contributions in Science 1:1-155 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 121963: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.12.2011, edited by Lin Na, Martin Smith and Phil Novack-Gottshall

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Bilateria -
Herpetogaster collinsi1 Caron et al. 2010
 Radiodonta -
Caryosyntrips serratus n. gen. n. sp.2
Caryosyntrips serratus n. gen. n. sp.2 Daley and Budd 2010
 Radiodonta - Hurdiidae
 Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae
Nectocaris pteryx
  - Nectocarididae
Nectocaris pteryx3 Conway Morris 1976
Demospongiae
 Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae
Falospongia ramosa Rigby and Collins 2004 demosponge
Hazelia dignata Walcott 1920 demosponge
Hazelia palmata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae
Takakkawia lineata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Choiidae
Choia hindei Dawson 1896 demosponge
Choia carteri Walcott 1920 demosponge
Choia ridleyi Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Hamptoniidae
Hamptonia bowerbanki Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae
Leptomitus lineatus Walcott 1920 demosponge
  - Vauxiidae
Vauxia gracilenta Walcott 1920 demosponge
Vauxia bellula Walcott 1920 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Reticulosa - Dictyospongiidae
Protoprisma annulata Rigby and Collins 2004 glass sponge
Heteractinida
 Octactinellida - Eiffeliidae
Eiffelia globosa Walcott 1920