Where: England, United Kingdom (52.6° N, 2.8° W: paleocoordinates 86.5° S, 19.7° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Protolenus trilobite zone, Protolenus Limestone Member (Lower Comley Formation), Branchian (520.0 - 513.0 Ma)
• Matthews (1973: Palaeontology 16(1):139-148) gives this as upper part of Atdabanian.
•Ac5 in Cobbold's (1921) notation.
•This should be Branchian given zonation.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: glauconitic, phosphatic, gray, red limestone
•"Notes on some sections of Lower Cambrian rocks From Comley, Shropshire" by Frank Raw included as appendix in Cobbold 1931.
Size class: microfossils
Preservation: replaced with calcite
Collection methods: chemical
Primary reference: I. Hinz. 1987. The Lower Cambrian microfauna of Comley and Rushton, Shropshire, England. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 198(1-3):41-100 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 79932: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 27.03.2008
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