Landis Valley, USNM 166249 (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 limestone

• Limestone and dolomite as well as fragments of Kinzers shale were recovered. Shale blocks support the inference that this spot may have been near the top of the Vintage.

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 139903: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 20.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

  - Salterellidae