Where: British Columbia, Canada (52.8° N, 119.3° W: paleocoordinates 3.1° S, 79.9° W)
• coordinate based on political unit
• basin-level geographic resolution
When: Plagiura - Poliella zone, Yoho Shale Member (Mount Whyte Formation), Dyeran (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)
• M. Camb., Plagiura-Poliella zone.
•Was Merioneth, but Plagirua-Poliella is Dyeran (PJW).
Environment/lithology: marine; gray, cherty/siliceous shale
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Primary reference: C. F. Deiss. 1939. Cambrian formations of southwestern Alberta and southeastern British Columbia. Geological Society America Bulletin 50(6):951-1026 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/J. Ju] more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 197: authorized by Jack Sepkoski, entered by Mike Sommers on 20.11.1998, edited by Pete Wagner
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