BA -210 [Great Phyllopod Bed, Walcott Quarry Mbr, Burgess Shale Fm] (Cambrian of Canada)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Walcott Quarry Member (Burgess Shale Formation), Delamaran (511.2 - 506.5 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Great Phyllopod Bed of the Walcott Quarry Member, Burgess Shale Fm, Chancellor Gp, which overlies the Wash Limestone Mbr, and is overlain by the Raymond Quarry Shale Mbr. AGE: early Middle Cambrian, Delamaran North American stage. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From 170 mm thick bed, 210 cm below "lower ginger layer, representing the base of the "Phyllopod Bed".

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified, calcareous siltstone and lithified, cherty/siliceous mudstone

• ENVIRONMENT: Deep-water depositional environment.
• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Cm-scale interbedded siliceous mudstone and calcisiltites. LITHIFICATION: Lithified.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, adpression, soft parts

Reposited in the ROM

Collection methods: quarrying,

• COLLECTOR: Royal Ontario Museum staff. REPOSTORY: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

Primary reference: J.-B. Caron and D. A. Jackson. 2008. Paleoecology of the Greater Phyllopod Bed community, Burgess Shale. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 258:222-256 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84428: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 18.10.2008, edited by Alex Lin

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for all taxa. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
unclassified
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Algae
 Algae -
  -
Dictyophycus gracilis Ruedemann 1931
Florideophyceae
 Ceramiales - Rhodymeniophycidae
Wahpia sp. Walcott 1919
Waputikia ramosa
  -
Waputikia ramosa Walcott 1919
unclassified
  -
Edrioasteroidea
  - Stromatocystitidae
Walcottidiscus sp. Bassler 1935
Eocrinoidea
 Gogiida - Lyracystidae
Lyracystis radiata Sprinkle and Collins 2006
 Gogiida - Eocrinidae
Gogia sp. Walcott 1917
unclassified
  -
Pterobranchia
  - Dithecodendridae
Dalyia sp. Walcott 1919 graptolite
 Dendroidea -
unclassified
  -
Amiskwia sagittiformis
  - Amiskwidae
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Paterinata
 Paterinida - Paterinidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
 Acrotretida -
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Bohemiellidae
Kutorginata
 Kutorginida - Nisusiidae
 Sachitida -
Wiwaxia corrugata Matthew 1899
Tergomya
 Scenelloidea - Scenellidae
Scenella amii Matthew 1902
unclassified
  -
Arthropoda "indet. K" Latreille 1829
Burgessia
  -
 Bradoriida - Svealutidae
 Mollisoniida - Mollisoniidae
Mollisonia sp. Walcott 1912
Deuteropoda
 Hymenocarina - Perspicarididae
Crustacea
 Waptiida - Waptiidae
Waptia fieldensis Walcott 1912
 Canadaspidida - Canadaspididae
Canadaspis perfecta Walcott 1912
Megacheira
 Leanchoiliida - Leanchoiliidae
 Yohoiida - Yohoiidae
Deuteropoda
 Isoxyida - Isoxyidae
Isoxys longissimus Simonetta and Delle Cave 1975
 Radiodonta -
 Radiodonta - Hurdiidae
Hurdia sp. Walcott 1912
Dinocarida
  -
Dinocarida "indet. A" Collins 1996
Artiopoda
 Conciliterga -
Trilobita
  -
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Olenoides serratus Rominger 1887 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Oryctocephalidae
Oryctocephalus matthewi, "Oryctocephalus burgessensis" = Oryctocephalites burgessensis
"Oryctocephalus burgessensis" = Oryctocephalites burgessensis Resser 1938 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae
Ehmaniella waptaensis Rasetti 1951 trilobite
Elrathia permulta Walcott 1918 trilobite
Artiopoda
 Nektaspidida - Naraoiidae
 Vicissicaudata -
 Agnostida - Peronopsidae
"Ptychagnostus praecurrens" = Pentagnostus praecurrens
"Ptychagnostus praecurrens" = Pentagnostus praecurrens WestergÄrd 1936
 Agnostida - Eodiscidae
Pagetia bootes Walcott 1916
 Odaraiida - Pectocariidae
"Odaraia alata" = Pectocaris
"Odaraia alata" = Pectocaris
Habelia
  -
 Tuzoida - Tuzoiidae
Tuzoia "sp. A" Walcott 1912
Tuzoia "sp. B" Walcott 1912
Molaria
  -
Hanburia
  -
Plenocaris
  -
 Hallucishaniids -
Hallucigenia sparsa Conway Morris 1977
 Archaeopriapulida - Selkirkiidae
Selkirkia "sp. A" Walcott 1911
Selkirkia columbia Conway Morris 1977
 Archaeopriapulida - Miskoidae
Louisella pedunculata Conway Morris 1977
 Archaeopriapulida - Ottoidae
Ottoia prolifica Walcott 1911
unclassified
  -
"Metazoa "indet. D"" = Animalia, "Metazoa "indet. I"" = Animalia, "Metazoa "indet. 1"" = Animalia, "Metazoa "indet. 2"" = Animalia
"Metazoa "indet. D"" = Animalia Linnaeus 1758
"Metazoa "indet. I"" = Animalia Linnaeus 1758
"Metazoa "indet. 1"" = Animalia Linnaeus 1758
"Siamese-lantern-like"
"Metazoa "indet. 2"" = Animalia Linnaeus 1758
"Woolly bear"
 Gephyrea - Pikaidae
Pikaia gracilens Walcott 1911
Oesia disjuncta Walcott 1911
Cambrorhytium major
  -
Cambrorhytium major Walcott 1908
Cambrorhytium fragilis
  -
Anthozoa
 Actiniaria -
Mackenzia costalis sea anemone
unclassified
  -
Demospongiae
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Fieldospongia bellilineata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae
Falospongia falata Rigby 1986 demosponge
Hazelia sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
Crumillospongia sp. Rigby 1986 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Wapkiidae
Wapkia grandis Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Halichondritidae
"Halicondrites elissa" = Halichondrites
"Halicondrites elissa" = Halichondrites demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae
Takakkawia lineata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Choiidae
Choia sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Piraniidae
Pirania muricata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae
Leptomitus lineatus Walcott 1920 demosponge
  - Vauxiidae
Vauxia sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Diagoniella hindei Walcott 1920 glass sponge
Protospongia hicksi Hinde 1887 glass sponge
Heteractinida
 Octactinellida - Eiffeliidae
Eiffelia globosa Walcott 1920
Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Chancelloria eros Walcott 1920
Dinomischus
  -
Portalia
  -
Marpolia spissa
  -
Marpolia spissa Walcott 1919
Aysheaia pedunculata
  - Aysheaidae
Aysheaia pedunculata Walcott 1911
Pollingeria grandis
  - Wiwaxidae
Pollingeria grandis Walcott 1911
Marrellomorpha
 Marrellida -