Theri Garhwal, Lower Tal Fm, Calcareous Member (Cambrian of India)

Where: Tehri Garhwal, India (30.4° N, 78.5° E: paleocoordinates 8.4° S, 171.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Calcareous Member (Lower Tal Formation), Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Early Cambrian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone

• Calcareous siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: G. Kumar, B. K. Raina, D. K. Bhatt and B. S. Jangpangi. 1983. Lower Cambrian body-and trace-fossil from the Tal Formation, Garhwal Synform, Uttar Pradesh, India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 28:106-111 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 139522: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 13.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Hyolithidae indet. Nicholson 1889
 Lingulida - Botsfordiidae
 Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae
Pelagiella sp. Matthew 1895
Porifera indet. Grant 1836