Austinville (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Virginia (36.9° N, 80.9° W: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 96.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bonnia - Olenellus zone, Flatwood Member (Shady Formation), Dyeran (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• "upper Lower Cambrian, Bonnia-Olenellus zone"

•Was Botomian.

Environment/lithology: carbonate

• "carbonates. BA3?"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Willoughby. 1976. Lower and Middle Cambrian fossils from the Shady Fm., Austinville, VA. Geological Society of America Abstract Program 8:301-302 [M. Uhen/J. Ju/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• "R. Willoughby 1976. Lower and Middle Cambrian fossils from the Shady Fm., Austinville, VA - GSA Abst. w/ Prog. 8:301-302, used by Bambach (1977)"
Coleoloides
  -
Coleoloides sp. Walcott 1890
Salterella
  - Salterellidae
Trilobita
  - Antagmidae
Antagmus sp. Resser 1936 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
Olenellus sp. Hall 1861 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Zacanthoididae
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Kootenia browni trilobite
Bonnia crassa trilobite
Helcionelloida
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
Helcionella sp. Grabau and Shimer 1909
2 species
Kutorginata
 Kutorginida - Kutorginidae
Kutorgina cingulata Billings 1861
 Kutorginida - Nisusiidae
Nisusia sp. Walcott 1905
2 species
Lingulata
 Acrotretida -
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae