UNSM Locality 53. 1.6 km east of Saline Valley Rd (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Inyo County, California (37.0° N, 118.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.8° S, 97.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nevadella trilobite zone, Montenegro Member (Campito Formation), Montezuman (520.0 - 515.3 Ma)

• Sandstones in the lower portion of 3d of the Waucoba Spring.*) section. Near botto, of Nevadella zone.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. W. Walcott. 1908. Cambrian Brachiopoda: descriptions of new genera and species. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 53(3):53-137 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 203379: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 13.08.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Redlichiida -
"Wanneria gracile" = Nevadia gracile
"Wanneria gracile" = Nevadia gracile Walcott 1910 trilobite
Brachiopoda
  - Mickwitziidae
Mickwitzia occidens Walcott 1908
Obolellata
 Obolellida - Obolellidae
"Trematobolus excelsis n. sp." = Obolella excelsis, Obolella vermilionensis
"Trematobolus excelsis n. sp." = Obolella excelsis Walcott 1908
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithes sp. d'Eichwald 1840
Archaeocyatha
 Ajacicyathida - Ethmophyllidae
Ethmophyllum gracile Meek 1868 archaeocyath sponge
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae
Archaeocyathus sp. Billings 1861 archaeocyath sponge