ICS 1422, 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

• calcitic nodules at an unresolved level within a 70 m thick siltstone-unit

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, 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 78748: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 16.02.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Chancelloria sp. Walcott 1920
Salterella
  - Salterellidae
Salterella sp. Billings 1861
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida -
Parkula sp. Bengtson et al. 1990
Helcionelloida
 Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae
Pelagiella sp. Matthew 1895
Bivalvia
 Fordillida - Fordillidae
Fordilla sp. Barrande 1881 clam
Pojetaia runnegari Jell 1980 clam