ICS 1421, north-northeast of Norris Point (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (49.5° N, 57.7° W: paleocoordinates 40.2° S, 73.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dear Arm Member (Forteau Formation), Dyeran (515.3 - 511.2 Ma)

• middle Dyeran.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray limestone

• 4.6 m. thick layer of grey, bioclastic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, permineralized, replaced with silica, replaced with phosphate

Reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: C. B. Skovsted. 2003. Unusually preserved Salterella from the Lower Cambrian Forteau Formation of Newfoundland. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 125(1):17-22 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78747: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 16.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Chancelloria sp. Walcott 1920
Archiasterella sp. Sdzuy 1969
  - Salterellidae
Salterella sp. Billings 1861
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
Hyolithellus sp. Billings 1872
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Dorypygidae indet. Kobayashi 1935 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Olenellidae
Olenellidae indet. Walcott 1890 trilobite
 Ptychopariida -
Ptychoparioidea indet. Matthew 1887 trilobite
 Lingulida - Acrothelidae
Eothele sp. Rowell 1980
 Orthothecida - Triplicatellidae
Triplicatella sp. Conway Morris 1990
 Hyolithida -
Parkula sp. Bengtson et al. 1990
 Helcionellida - Yochelcionellidae
 Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae
Pelagiella sp. Matthew 1895