UNSM loc. 178a, south end of Deep Spring Valley, White-Inyo Mountains (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Inyo County, California (37.3° N, 118.1° W: paleocoordinates 0.1° N, 97.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Poleta Formation, Dyeran (515.3 - 511.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shale and limestone

• "Shales and interbedded lime- stones between massive limestone containing Archxocyathus"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. D. Walcott and F. B. Weeks in 1896; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: C. D. Walcott. 1912. Cambrian Brachiopoda. United States Geological Survey Monograph 51(1-2) [A. Miller/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 226618: authorized by Jonathan Marcot, entered by Jonathan Marcot on 17.07.2022

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
"Olenellus fremonti" = Mesonacis fremonti
"Olenellus fremonti" = Mesonacis fremonti Walcott 1910 trilobite
 Redlichiida -
"Wanneria gracile" = Nevadia gracile
"Wanneria gracile" = Nevadia gracile Walcott 1910 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Bohemiellidae
"Billingsella ? highlandensis" = Wimanella highlandensis
"Billingsella ? highlandensis" = Wimanella highlandensis Walcott 1886
Obolellata
 Obolellida - Obolellidae
"Trematobolus excelsis" = Obolella excelsis
"Trematobolus excelsis" = Obolella excelsis Walcott 1908