S7 community, Fossil Gully, Mount Stephen (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (51.4° N, 116.4° W: paleocoordinates 3.7° S, 80.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bathyuriscus-Elrathina trilobite zone, Campsite Cliff Shale Member (Burgess Shale Formation), Delamaran (513.0 - 505.0 Ma)

• Pagetia bootes subzone, S7 community

• 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 121959: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.12.2011, edited by Lin Na

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Radiodonta - Amplectobeluidae
 Radiodonta -
Caryosyntrips serratus Daley and Budd 2010
 Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae
"Laggania nathorsti" = Peytoia, Anomalocaris canadensis
"Laggania nathorsti" = Peytoia
 Radiodonta - Hurdiidae
Demospongea
 Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae
Leptomitus lineatus Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Takakkawiidae
Takakkawia lineata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae
Hazelia conferta Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Piraniidae
Pirania muricata Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Wapkiidae
Wapkia elongata n. sp. Rigby and Collins 2004 demosponge
Wapkia grandis Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Hamptoniidae
Hamptonia bowerbanki Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Choiidae
Choia carteri Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Lithistida - Vauxiidae
Vauxia bellula Walcott 1920 demosponge
Hexactinellida
 Reticulosa - Dictyospongiidae
Protoprisma annulata n. gen. n. sp.
Protoprisma annulata n. gen. n. sp. Rigby and Collins 2004 glass sponge
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Diagoniella cyathiformis Dawson and Hinde 1889 glass sponge
Protospongia hicksi Hinde 1887 glass sponge
Heteractinida
 Octactinellida - Eiffeliidae
Petaloptyon danei Raymond 1931
Eiffelia globosa Walcott 1920