Articulated hyoliths and other fossils from the Sirius Passet Lagerstätte (early Cambrian) of North Greenland

 

Authors: Peel JS

Published in: Bulletin of Geosciences, volume 85, issue 3; pages: 385 - 394; Received 16 August 2010; Accepted in revised form 30 August 2010; Online 10 September 2010

Keywords: Cambrian, Lagerstätte, Greenland, Hyolitha, Cycloneuralia, trace fossils,

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Abstract

Hyolithids with helens and an operculum, and a second species of loricate cycloneuralian, Sirilorica pustulosa sp. nov., are described from the Sirius Passet Lagerstätte (early Cambrian; Cambrian Series 2, Stage 3) of Peary Land, North Greenland. An ethmophylloid archaeocyathan and a species of the bivalved arthropod Isoxys are described in open nomenclature. The association of trace fossils with body fossils is discussed.

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