Bonne Bay area, Zone 23 (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Quebec, Canada (49.6° N, 57.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.3° S, 78.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cambrian (541.0 - 513.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, black, gray, blue slate

• Along the Strait of Belle Isle in Labrador, just to the north of Newfoundland
• Blue, black, and gray slate with yellow quartzites that are cross-bedded. Strike N. 34° E., dip 30° W. Thickness 30 feet. Equals Richardsons C 5. Has much fucoidal tracings.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1970. The Early Cambrian Fossil Salterella conulata Clark in Eastern North America. Contributions to Paleontology [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 139900: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 20.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Salterella
  - Salterellidae