DBS locality, , Foster Point Fm., 18.2m above base of DBS sect. - Landing 1995 (Cambrian of Canada)

Where: Nova Scotia, Canada (45.8° N, 60.3° W: paleocoordinates 76.8° S, 60.9° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Fosters Point Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• JA: Fosters Point Formation is Atdabanian, see p. 483 - 484

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; lithified packstone

• packstone with numerous eroded hardgrounds.

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Landing. 1995. Upper Placentian-Branchian series of mainland Nova Scotia (middle-upper Lower Cambrian) faunas, paleoenvironments, and stratigraphic revision. Journal of Paleontology 69(3):475-495 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9390: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 24.10.2000

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Taxonomic list

• Taxonomic list does not include stromatolites that are present.
unclassified
  -
Hyolitha
 Orthothecida - Gracilithecidae
 Orthothecida - Circothecidae
Conotheca australiensis Bengtson et al. 1990
Orthothecimorpha
 Circothecida -
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Hyolithidae
Brachiopoda
  -
Eccentrotheca kanesia Landing et al. 1980
 Tommotiida - Sunnaginiidae
Sunnaginia imbricata Rozanov et al. 1969
 Mitrosagophora - Tommotiidae
Camenella baltica Bengtson 1970
Paterinata
 Paterinida - Paterinidae
Helcionelloida
 Helcionellida - Coreospiridae
"Archaeospira sp." = Latouchella
"Archaeospira sp." = Latouchella Cobbold 1921
Aculifera
  - Halkieriidae
Conodonta
  -
 Hyolithelminthida - Torellellidae
Torellella laevigata Linnarsson 1871
Actinotheca
  - Cupithecidae
"? Actinotheca sp." = Cupitheca
"? Actinotheca sp." = Cupitheca Duan 1984
Coleoloides typicalis
  -
Coleoloides typicalis Walcott 1890