Hawkes bay quarry, Forteau Fm. (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (50.6° N, 57.2° W: paleocoordinates 39.8° S, 72.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bonnia - Olenellus trilobite zone, Forteau Formation (Labrador Group), Dyeran (515.3 - 511.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: silty, sandy mudstone and silty, sandy shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 2006. An occurrence of the Scottish trilobite Olenellus lapworthi Peach and Horne, 1892 in the early Cambrian Forteau Formation (Labrador Group) Hawkes Bay, Great Northern Peninsula, western Newfoundland, Canada. In V. Millien (ed.), Canadian Paleontology Conference 2006-Proceedings No. 4 (4)6-7 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196374: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 11.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
Olenellus sp., "Olenellus lapworthi" = Fritzolenellus lapworthi
Olenellus sp. Hall 1861 trilobite
"Olenellus lapworthi" = Fritzolenellus lapworthi Peach and Horne 1892 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Wanneriidae
Wanneria sp. Walcott 1910 trilobite
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithes sp. d'Eichwald 1840