BHr-II-1.6, Beaver Harbour [Wades Lane Fm] (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: New Brunswick, Canada (45.1° N, 66.8° W: paleocoordinates 72.0° S, 59.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wades Lane Formation, Branchian (520.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Wades Lane Fm, which unconformably overlies the Random Fm, and is unconformably overlain by the Fossil Brook Mbr. AGE: Later part of the late Early Cambrian Branchian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From near middle of section.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collected by Landing & Johnson

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, sieve,

• COLLECTOR: Not stated, but presumably Landing and Johnson. REPOSITORY: New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Geological Surveys Branch.

Primary reference: E. Landing, S. C. Johnson, and G. Geyer. 2008. Faunas and Cambrian volcanism on the Avalonian marginal platform, southern New Brunswick. Journal of Paleontology 82(5):884-905 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84395: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 16.10.2008

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Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for all taxonomic groups recovered from disaggregated rock samples. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and species resolution identifications.
Microdictyon sp. Bengston et al. 1981
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
 Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae
Lapworthella cornu Wiman 1903
 Acrotretida -
Acrothyra cf. sera Mathew 1902
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Lingulella sp. Salter 1866
 Hyolithelminthida - Torellellidae
Torellella laevigata Linnarsson 1871
 Pseudoconodontida - Strictocorniculidae