Mackenzie Mountains, section 25-7, bioherm 2: Botomian, Canada

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Rasumovskia hispida
Globulus gregalis
Gordonophyton parvulum
Tubomorphophyton nubillum
Renalcis granosus
Renalcis chabakoviformis
Renalcis nodularis
Hormogoneae - Oscillatoriales - Girvanellaceae
Girvanella problematica Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
Cyanophyceae - Garwoodiaceae
Hedstroemia flabellata
Hedstroemia sp. Rothpletz 1913
Epiphyton furcatum
Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
Hyolithellus vladimirovae Rozanov and Missarzhevsky 1966
Anthozoa - Tabulaconida - Tabulaconidae
Tabulaconus kordeae
Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Tumulocyathidae
Tumulocyathellus rozanovi
synonym of Plicocyathus
Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Fallocyathidae
Sekwicyathus nahanniensis Handfield 1971
Archaeocyatha - Ajacicyathida - Ethmophyllidae
Cordilleracyathus blussoni Handfield 1971
Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Metacyathidae
Metacyathus caribouensis
synonym of Metaldetes
Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Archaeosyconidae
? Archaeosycon cf. evansi
Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida - Pycnoidocoscinidae
? Pycnoidoscinus serratus
    = Pycnoidocoscinus serratus Kawase and Okulitch 1957
Debrenne et al. 2015
see common names

Country:Canada State/province:Northwest Territories
Coordinates: 63.7° North, 129.1° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:1.2° South, 67.9° West
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Cambrian Epoch:Early/Lower Cambrian
10 m.y. bin:Cambrian 2
Key time interval:Botomian
Age range of interval:516.00000 - 513.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: lower Bonnia-Olenellus zone, samples 82 and 83
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "limestone"
Lithology description: archaeocyath-microbial bioherm
Environment:reef, buildup or bioherm
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:peel or thin section,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Also known as:Reef 3762
Database number:80961
Authorizer:W. Kiessling, P. Novack-Gottshall Enterer:U. Merkel, P. Novack-Gottshall
Modifier:W. Kiessling Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2008-05-23 04:40:43 Last modified:2008-07-18 04:11:21
Access level:authorizer only Released:2010-01-08 10:39:56
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

13485. L. G. Voronova, N. A. Drozdova, B. A. Zhegallo, A. Yu Zhuravlev, A. Yu Rozanov, T. A. Sayutina, and G. T. Ushatinskaya. 1987. Fossils from the Lower Cambrian of the MacKenzie Mountains (Canada). Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 224:1-88 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]

Secondary references:

77251 F. Debrenne, A. Y. Zhuravlev, and P. D. Kruse. 2015. Systematic descriptions: Archaeocyatha. In P. A. Selden (ed.), Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology E revised:923-1084 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Novack-Gottshall]