Shackleton Limestone; E-85-11 collection (Cambrian of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (82.2° S, 160.3° E: paleocoordinates 0.1° S, 155.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shackleton Formation, Botomian (516.0 - 512.9 Ma)

• Botomian

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, bioturbated grainstone

Primary reference: A.R. Palmer and A.J. Rowell. 1995. Early Cambrian trilobites from the Shackleton Limestone of the Central Mountains. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 69(6):1-28 [S. Peters/S. Peters/S. Peters]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 56124: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 11.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Dinesidae
Pseudoerbia sp. Repina 1964 trilobite
 Agnostida - Calodiscidae
Neocobboldia sp. Rasetti 1952