USNM 388319: Bingham Peak (Cambrian of Antarctica)

Where: Elsemere Island, Antarctica (79.4° S, 84.8° W: paleocoordinates 79.4° S, 84.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Aphelaspis trilobite zone, Minaret Formation (Heritage Group), Dresbachian (497.0 - 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 99795: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.11.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Cyrtonellida -
Aremellia batteni Webers et al. 1992
 Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae
Proplina rutfordi Webers et al. 1992
 Tryblidiida -
Ellsworthoconus andersoni Webers et al. 1992
  - Turritellidae
"Euomphalus splettstoesseri n. sp." = Strepsodiscus splettstoesseri
"Euomphalus splettstoesseri n. sp." = Strepsodiscus splettstoesseri Webers et al. 1992 horn snail