Section D, West of the Fossil Gully Fault (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Brithish Columbia, Canada (51.4° N, 116.4° W: paleocoordinates 3.4° S, 79.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Campsite Cliff Shale Member (Burgess Shale Formation), Middle Cambrian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Stage 5

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, muddy siltstone

• The succession is largely of greenish grey mudstones and muddy siltstones.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: soft parts

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: T. P. Fletcher and D. H. Collins. 2003. The Burgess Shale and associated Cambrian formations west of the Fossil Gully Fault Zone on Mount Stephen, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 40(12):1823-1838 [L. Na/L. Na/L. Na]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188664: authorized by Lin Na, entered by Lin Na on 11.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Selkirkiidae
 Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae
Mollisonia sp. Walcott 1912
 Corynexochida - Zacanthoididae
Zacanthoides sp. Walcott 1888 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Olenoides sp. Meek 1877 trilobite
Ogygopsis klotzi trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dolichometopidae
Bathyuriscus sp. Meek trilobite
 Agnostida - Peronopsidae
Peronopsis sp. Corda 1847 trilobite
 Proparia - Burlingiidae
Burlingia hectori Walcott 1908 trilobite
Walcott 1908
 Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
Ptychoparella sp. Poulson 1927 trilobite
 Canadaspidida - Canadaspididae
Canadaspis sp. Novozhilov in Orlov 1960
Marrella sp. Walcott 1912
 Nektaspida -
Naraoia sp. Walcott 1912
 Orthida - Bohemiellidae
 Acrotretida -
Acrothyra sp. Mathew 1901
 Hyolithelminthida -
 Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae
Hazelia sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Piraniidae
Pirania sp. Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Octactinellida - Eiffeliidae
Eiffelia sp. Walcott 1920