Point Amour cliff section, Middle Shale member (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Labrador, Canada (51.5° N, 56.9° W: paleocoordinates 39.4° S, 71.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Shale Member (Forteau Formation), Dyeran (515.3 - 511.2 Ma)

• uppermost Middle Shale Member

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone and carbonate

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: I. Knight, W. D. Boyce, C. B. Skovsted and U. Balthasar. 2017. The Lower Cambrian Forteau Formation, southern Labrador and Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland: Lithostratigraphy, trilobites, and depositional setting. Geological Survey 1:1-72 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195931: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 31.08.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Bonnia senecta Billings 1861 trilobite