Bear Cove Point (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland, Canada (51.3° N, 56.8° W: paleocoordinates 34.9° S, 58.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Cedaria - Crepicephalus trilobite zone, Doucers Formation, Dresbachian (497.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• Lower Dresbachian, upper Cedaria - lower Crepicephalus zone; PJW: This would have been called Doucers Formation at one point; however, it might now be Point Jardin instead.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: W. D. Boyce. 1978. Recent developments in western Newfoundland Cambro-Ordovician trilobite Biostratigraphy. Report of Activities, 1978. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 80-85 [B. Kröger/B. Kröger]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196379: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Björn Kröger on 11.09.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Ptychopariida - Lonchocephalidae
 Ptychopariida - Marjumiidae
Coosella (cf. Coosella) helena Lochman 1938 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Kingstoniidae
Blountia sp. Walcott 1916 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Plethopeltidae
Arapahoia sp. Miller 1936 trilobite