Tinu (Cambrian of Mexico)

Also known as Tu-4.95

Where: Oaxaca, Mexico (17.4° N, 97.1° W: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 115.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Corydolus andresi conodont zone, Yudachica Member (Tinu Formation), Cambrian (541.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: E. Landing, A. English, and J. D. Keppie. 2010. Cambrian origin of all skeletalized metazoan phyla—Discovery of Earth’s oldest bryozoans (Upper Cambrian, southern Mexico). Geology 38(6):547-550 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 133614: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Agnostida -
Agnostida indet. Salter 1864 trilobite
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Cryptostomata -
Pywackia baileyi n. gen. n. sp.
Pywackia baileyi n. gen. n. sp. Landing et al. 2010