NB 3.3. Lower Cambrian, Mt. Chambers region, NE Flinders Ranges, SA (Cambrian of Australia)

Also known as NB Section

Where: South Australia, Australia (31.0° S, 139.2° E: paleocoordinates 16.8° N, 160.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dailyatia odyssei Zone small shelly zone, Third Plain Creek Member (Mernmerna Formation), Early/Lower Cambrian (541.0 - 513.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: slope or ramp reef; lithified, calcareous limestone and lithified, calcareous lime mudstone

• outer shelf-slope related facies, dominated by thin-bedded micritic limestones interbedded with siltstones and mudstones

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original aragonite, original calcite, replaced with silica

Collection methods: acetic,

Primary reference: S. M. Jacquet, G. A. Brock, and J. R. Paterson. 2014. New data on Oikozetetes (Mollusca, Halkieriidae) from the Lower Cambrian of South Australia. Journal of Paleontology 88(5):1072-1084 [S. Jacquet/S. Jacquet/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190395: authorized by Sarah Jacquet, entered by Sarah Jacquet on 07.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• n. g. Oikozetetes n. sp.mounti
 Sachitida - Orthrozanclidae
Oikozetetes mounti Jacquet et al. 2014