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Wheeler Formation, House Range, Utah (Cambrian of the United States)

Where: Utah (39.2° N, 113.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 91.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Wheeler Formation, Menevian (513.0 - 501.0 Ma)

• Marjuman, Bolaspidella Zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, calcareous mudstone

• House embayment is fault-bound basin on Cambrian passive margin

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Reposited in the USNM

• This a a faunal list for the Wheeler Formation in and around the House Range in Utah. It is a composite list that includes entire known biota

Primary reference: R. A. Robison. 1971. Additional Middle Cambrian trilobites from the Wheeler Shale of Utah. Journal of Paleontology 45(5):796-804 [S. Peters/S. Peters] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56144: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 13.11.2005

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