Landis Valley Farm Museum, Vintage Dolomite (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Pennsylvania (40.1° N, 76.3° W: paleocoordinates 38.0° S, 96.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Vintage Dolomite Formation, Early/Lower Cambrian (541.0 - 513.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, white, yellow carbonate

• Bluish-gray to white mottled carbonate with some yellow mottled areas.

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 139902: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 20.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Salterella
  - Salterellidae