Feather Edge on NE side of Springer Peak, Heritage Range (Cambrian of Antarctica)

Where: Elsemere Island, Antarctica (79.5° S, 85.0° W: paleocoordinates 79.5° S, 85.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aphelaspis trilobite zone, Minaret Formation (Heritage Group), Dresbachian (501.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: G. F. Webers, J. Pojeta, and E.L. Yochelson. 1992. Cambrian Mollusca from the Minaret Formation, Ellsworth Mountains, West Antarctica. Geological Society of America Memoir 170:181-248 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99793: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.11.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Paragastropoda
 Mimospirida - Onychochilidae
Matherella antarctica n. sp., ? Kobayashiella heritagensis n. sp., ""Maclurites" thompsoni n. sp." = Scaevogyra thompsoni
Matherella antarctica n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
? Kobayashiella heritagensis n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
""Maclurites" thompsoni n. sp." = Scaevogyra thompsoni Webers et al. 1992
Rostroconchia
 Ribeirioida - Technophoridae
Ribeiria australiensis Pojeta and Runnegar 1976
 Ribeirioida - Ribeiriidae
Wanwania "sp. A" Kobayashi 1933
Apoptopegma craddocki Webers et al. 1992
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Euomphalus splettstoesseri" = Strepsodiscus splettstoesseri
"Euomphalus splettstoesseri" = Strepsodiscus splettstoesseri Webers et al. 1992 snail
Tergomya
 Cyrtonellida -
Aremellia batteni n. gen. n. sp.
Aremellia batteni n. gen. n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
 Tryblidiida - Kirengellidae
Kirengella pyramidalis n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
 Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae
Proplina rutfordi n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
 Tryblidiida -
Ellsworthoconus andersoni n. gen. n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
 Kiringellida - Hypseloconidae
Knightoconus antarcticus n. gen. n. sp.
Knightoconus antarcticus n. gen. n. sp. Yochelson et al. 1973
Proconus incertis
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Proconus incertis n. sp. Webers et al. 1992
Cosminoconella runnegari
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Cosminoconella runnegari n. gen. n. sp.
Cosminoconella runnegari n. gen. n. sp. Webers et al. 1992