USNM locality 58k. Upper part of formation. Mt. Stephen: Delamaran, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Hyolithida - Sulcavitidae
Hyolithes billingsi Walcott 1886
Walcott 1917
recombined as Linevitus billingsi
Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Acrotreta sagittalis (Salter 1865)
Walcott 1917
Acrotreta sagittalis taconica
Tergomya - Tryblidiida - Protoconchoididae
? Protoconchioides rasettii Geyer 1994
Scenella varians Walcott 1886
Walcott 1917
recombined as Protoconchioides varians
Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
Parmophorella sp.
Walcott 1917
synonym of Ilsanella
Helcionella elongata
Walcott 1917
Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Coreospiridae
Coreospira walcotti n. sp. Knight 1947
Knight 1947
Trilobita - Antagmidae
Ptychoparia thia Walcott 1917
Walcott 1917
recombined as Onchocephalus thia
Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Alokistocaridae
Olenopsis agnesensis Walcott 1912
Walcott 1917
recombined as Amecephalus agnesensis
Alokistocare stephenensis n. sp. Resser 1935
Resser 1935
Trilobita - Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
Ptychoparia clusia
Walcott 1917
Ptychoparia informal pygidia
Walcott 1917
Trilobita - Corynexochida - Zacanthoididae
Kochaspis celer (Walcott 1917)
Resser 1935
recombined as Fieldaspis celer
Crepicephalus celer Walcott 1917
Walcott 1917
recombined as Fieldaspis celer
Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dolichometopidae
Bathyuriscus (Poliella) primus (Walcott 1908)
Walcott 1917
original and current combination Bornemannia prima
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:British Columbia County:Yoho National Park
Coordinates: 51.4° North, 116.4° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:3.7° South, 80.0° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:outcrop
10 m.y. bin:Cambrian 3
Key time interval:Delamaran
Age range of interval:511.00000 - 506.50000 m.y. ago
Formation:Mt. Whyte
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: Delamaran; I converted it to Solvan
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:gray lithified "limestone"
Lithology description: dark gray crystalline limestone
Environment:carbonate indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Also known as:Yoho National Park
Database number:50544
Authorizer:P. Wagner, J. Marcot Enterer:P. Wagner, J. Marcot
Modifier:P. Wagner Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2005-05-17 11:18:01 Last modified:2022-05-01 22:56:10
Access level:the public Released:2005-05-17 11:18:01
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

11618. G. Geyer. 1994. Middle Cambrian mollusks from Idaho and early conchiferan evolution. New York State Museum Bulletin 481(1):69-86 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

16108 J. B. Knight. 1947. Some new Cambrian bellerophont gastropods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 106(17):1-11 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
32640 C. E. Resser. 1935. Nomenclature of some Cambrian trilobites. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 93(5):1-46 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]
81546 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]