Where: Floyd County, Georgia (34.2° N, 85.3° W: paleocoordinates 26.9° S, 95.4° W)
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Bolaspidella trilobite zone, Conasauga Formation, Marjumian (513.0 - 498.5 Ma)
• There may have been a regional transgression from Oryctocephalus to Bolaspidella time on the southeastern most continental shelf.
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, concretionary, calcareous shale
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: This collection is noted as only containing trilobites and does not involve any other possible taxa found in the set volumes of rock or outcrops.
Primary reference: D. R. Schwimmer. 1989. Taxonomy and biostratigraphic significance of some Middle Cambrian trilobites from the Conasauga Formation in western Georgia. Journal of Paleontology 63(4):484-494 [M. Patzkowsky/P. Borkow/J. Alroy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 8583: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Phil Borkow on 07.08.2000