Holy Cross Mountains, Kamieniec Shale (Cambrian of Poland)

Where: Poland (50.7° N, 21.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.7° S, 109.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Protolenus trilobite zone, Kamieniec Shale Formation, Atdabanian (521.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Protolenus Zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified siltstone

• clay and clay-siltstone shales with siltstone intercalations, up to 200 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: S. Orlowski. 1975. Jednostki litostratygraficzne kambru i gornego prekambru Gor Swietokrzyskich [Cambrian and Upper Precambrian lithostratigraphic units in the Holy Cross Mountains]. Acta Geologica Polonica 25(3):431-448 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 72268: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 30.05.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Weymouthiidae
Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Ellipsocephalidae
Protolenus sp. Matthew 1892 trilobite