Cléré-sur-Layon [Quartzites et Poudingues de Trémentines] (Cambrian of France)

Where: France (47.1° N, 0.3° W: paleocoordinates 52.0° S, 104.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Quartzites et Poudingues de Trémentines Formation, Middle Cambrian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Middle Cambrian with Paradoxididae

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; metamorphosed, micaceous, sandy siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Cavet, M. Gruet, and J. Pillet. 1967. Les trilobites mésocambriens de Cléré-sur-Layon (Massif armoricain). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 9(5):750-757 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56727: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 23.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Paradoxididae
Paradoxides sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite
Eccaparadoxides ? pusillus Barrande 1846 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Conocoryphidae
Conocoryphe ? sulzeri, "Couloumania ? robusta" = Conocoryphe
Conocoryphe ? sulzeri Schlotheim 1823 trilobite
"Couloumania ? robusta" = Conocoryphe trilobite
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae