Where: Southwestern Namibia , Namibia (26.7° S, 16.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° S, 175.5° W)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Nama other zone, Kliphoek Member (Dabis Formation), Ediacaran (635.0 - 542.0 Ma)
• The sandstone unit is part of the Kliphoek Member of the Dabis Formation, Kuibis Subgroup, Nama Group (terminal Proterozoic-Cambrian).
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified, graded, sandy sandstone and lithified, flat-pebble, gray, muddy mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: The original material is deposited in the Geological Survey of Namibia (Windhoek) and catalogued under numbers F576-622. The cast material is deposited in the Institut fur Geologie und Palaontologie (Tubingen) and catalogued under number GPIT1856.
Primary reference: D. Grazhdankin and A. Seilacher. 2002. Underground Vendobionta from Namibia. Palaeontology 45(1):57-78 [M. Laflamme/M. Laflamme] more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 89796: authorized by Marc Laflamme, entered by Marc Laflamme on 12.06.2009
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