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Judson Point, unnamed fm. (?) NY (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: New York (42.3° N, 73.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.7° S, 91.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Nevadella trilobite zone, Caerfai (530.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• AGE: "Lower Cambrian, "Nevadella zone ?"; refined to Caefai based on more recent data (A. Hendy, 6/2009)

Environment/lithology: marine; gray shale

• "outer (?) shelf or even slope??"

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. M. Bird and F. Rasetti. 1968. Lower, Middle and Upper Cambrian Faunas in the Taconic Sequence of Eastern New York: Stratigraphic and Biostratigraphic Significance. Geological Society of America Special Paper 113:1-66 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998

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