Walcoltt Locality 62W. Gog Lake (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (50.9° N, 115.6° W: paleocoordinates 4.1° S, 80.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Plagiura - Poliella trilobite zone, Mt. Whyte Formation, Delamaran (511.2 - 506.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collected by James Sprinkle in 1968; reposited in the MCZ, NYSM, USNM

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Sprinkle collected additional material.

Primary reference: C. D. Walcott. 1917. Cambrian geology and paleontology, 3, fauna of the Mount Whyte Formation. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 67(3):61-114 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 225278: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 01.05.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae
"Olenopsis cleora" = Amecephalus cleora
"Olenopsis cleora" = Amecephalus cleora Walcott 1917 trilobite
 Ptychopariida -
"Crepicephalus cecinna" = Hadrocephalites cecinna, "Ptychoparia cf. gogensis" = Kochaspis gogensis
"Crepicephalus cecinna" = Hadrocephalites cecinna Walcott 1917 trilobite
"Ptychoparia cf. gogensis" = Kochaspis gogensis Walcott 1917 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
"Ptychoparia skapta" = Nyella skapta
"Ptychoparia skapta" = Nyella skapta Walcott 1917 trilobite
  - Antagmidae
"Ptychoparia thia" = Onchocephalus thia
"Ptychoparia thia" = Onchocephalus thia Walcott 1917 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Dorypyge damia trilobite
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
 Tryblidiida - Protoconchoididae
"Scenella varians" = Protoconchioides varians
"Scenella varians" = Protoconchioides varians Walcott 1886
 Hyolithida - Sulcavitidae
"Hyolithes billingsi" = Linevitus billingsi
"Hyolithes billingsi" = Linevitus billingsi Walcott 1886
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Acrotreta sagittalis Salter 1865
Acrotreta sagittalis taconica
 Paterinida - Paterinidae
"Micromitra (Paterina) labradorica" = Paterina
"Micromitra (Paterina) labradorica" = Paterina
 Protorthida - Protorthidae
 Kutorginida - Kutorginidae
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
 Archaeocyathida - Archaeocyathidae