Stanley Glacier (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (51.2° N, 116.1° W: paleocoordinates 3.9° S, 80.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bathyuriscus-Elrathina trilobite zone, Stephen Formation, Delamaran (513.0 - 505.0 Ma)

• Pagetia walcotti subzone, "thin" Stephen Formation, upper part

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified shale

• Cathedral Platform, shallow water

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 121967: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Lithistida - Vauxiidae
Vauxia bellula Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Reticulosa - Hintzespongiidae
Hintzespongia bilamina Rigby and Gutschick 1976 glass sponge
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Diagoniella cyathiformis Dawson and Hinde 1889 glass sponge