Naraoia Quarry (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Utah (39.3° N, 113.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 91.6° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ptychagnostus atavus trilobite zone, Wheeler Shale Formation, Marjumian (504.5 - 497.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, soft parts

Primary reference: R. Lerosey-Aubril, J. Kimmig, S. Pates, J. Skabelund, A. Weug and J. Ortega-Hernández. 2020. New exceptionally preserved panarthropods from the Drumian Wheeler Konservat-Lagerstätte of the House Range of Utah. Papers in Palaeontology 6(4):501-531 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 228653: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 21.12.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Artiopoda
 Nektaspidida - Naraoiidae
Naraoia compacta Walcott 1912
 Agnostida - Peronopsidae
Deuteropoda
 Hymenocarina - Perspicarididae
? Perspicaris dilatus Robison and Richards 1981