Gutturu Pala, Fluminimaggiore (Cambrian of Italy)

Where: Sardinia, Italy (39.4° N, 8.5° E: paleocoordinates 51.3° S, 112.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cabitza Limestone Formation, Middle Cambrian (509.0 - 497.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

• nodular limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Mostler. 1985. Neue heteractinide Spongien (Calcispongea) aus dem Unter- und Mittelkambrium Südwestsardiniens [New heteractinid sponges (Calcispongia) from Lower and Middle Cambrian of SW Sardinia]. Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins Innsbruck 72:7-32 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122016: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.12.2011, edited by Mihaela Krause

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Taxonomic list

Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Chancelloriidae
Hexactinellida
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Kiwetinokia sp. Walcott 1920 glass sponge
Protospongia sp. Salter 1864 glass sponge
listed as Ptorospongia
Sardospongia triradiata
  - Polyactinellidae
Sardospongia triradiata n. gen. n. sp.
Sardospongia triradiata n. gen. n. sp. Mostler 1985
Polyactinella furcata
  - Polyactinellidae
Polyactinella furcata Mostler 1985
Phobetractinia polymorpha
  - Polyactinellidae
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Corynexochidae
Corynexochus delagei Miquel 1905 trilobite