Section AJX-M, samples AJX-M 281.6 (Cambrian of Australia)

Also known as Mt. Scott Range, Abadiella huoi zone,

Where: South Australia, Australia (30.6° S, 138.3° E: paleocoordinates 17.1° N, 162.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Abadiella huoi trilobite zone, Ajax Limestone Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; limestone

• grey to buff bioclastic (commonly silicified) and nodular mottled

•limestone equivalent to 157.47 m–157.69 m above the base of the

•stratigraphic section measured through the Ajax Limestone in the

•Mt. Scott Range (equivalent to section M of Gravestock, 1984, Fig. 2)

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: C. B. Skovsted, G. A. Brock, and T. P. Topper. 2012. First occurrence of a new Ocruranus-like helcionelloid mollusc from the lower Cambrian of East Gondwana. Gondwana Research (22)256-261 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140335: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 08.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Paterinida - Cryptotretidae
Askepasma toddense Laurie 1986
Emargimantus angulatus Skovsted et al. 2012