Adelaide geosyncline, Botomian sequence (Cambrian of Australia)

Where: South Australia, Australia (34.9° S, 138.6° E: paleocoordinates 13.6° N, 160.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Botomian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• Lower Cambrian age. Sequence lies above a clastic sequence of Tommotian Age.

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; carbonate

Primary reference: J. B. Jago. 1981. Fossiliferous Cambrian sequences in the Southwestern Pacific part of Gondwanaland. Open-file report OF 81-0743:93-96 [M. Patzkowsky/Z. Krug/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 42285: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Zack Krug on 27.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Redlichiida - Dolerolenidae
? Dolerolenus sp. Leanza 1949 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Redlichiidae
Yorkella sp. Kobayashi 1942 trilobite
Eoredlichia sp. Chang 1950 trilobite
 Hyolithida -
Hyolithida indet. Mathew 1962
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Archaeocyathida -
Archaeocyathida indet. Okulitch 1935