Hanford Brook West 12.1, New Brunswick (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: New Brunswick, Canada (45.3° N, 66.0° W: paleocoordinates 74.3° S, 57.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Somerset Street Member (Hanford Brook Formation), Caerfai (530.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• Part of Branchian Series

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, phosphatic sandstone and lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Primary reference: S.R. Westrop and E. Landing. 2000. Lower Cambrian (Branchian) trilobites and biostratigraphy of the Hanford Brook Formation, southern New Brunswick. Journal of Paleontology 74(5):858-878 [N. Heim/N. Heim/N. Heim]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34751: authorized by Noel Heim, entered by Noel Heim on 22.09.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ptychopariida - Ellipsocephalidae