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Vendian fauna, Kuibis Formation, - Glaessner 1979 (Ediacaran of Namibia)

Where: Namibia (26.7° S, 15.1° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° S, 175.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nama other zone, Kuibis Quartzite Formation (Nama Group), Ediacaran (635.0 - 542.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified sandstone

• micaceous quartzite

Preservation: cast, replaced with silica

Collection methods: The P. edmondsi is on loan from the State Museum, Windhoek, No. P 44a.

Primary reference: M. F. Glaessner. 1979. An echiurid worm from the Late Precambrian. Lethaia 12(2):121-124 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 9881: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 29.01.2001

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