The Burgess Shale

Selkirkia columbia major

Selkirkia columbia major

  • Name: Selkirkia columbia major
  • System: Cambrian
  • Series: Albertan
  • Collector: U.S. National Museum Exchange

Waptia fieldensis walcott

Waptia fieldensis walcott Waptia fieldensis walcott

  • Name: Waptia fieldensis walcott
  • System: Cambrian
  • Series: Albertan
  • Collector: U.S. National Museum Exchange

Ogyopsis klotzi reminger

Ogyopsis klotzi remingerOgyopsis klotzi reminger

  • Name: Ogyopsis klotzi reminger
  • System:Cambrian
  • Series: Albertan/Stephen
  • Collector: U.S. National Museum Exchange

Conularid

Conularid

  • Name: Conularid
  • System: Cambrian
  • Series: Albertan/Stephen
  • Collector: U.S. National Museum Exchange

The Burgess Shale
(Middle Cambrian)

This rare Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale collection was acquired from the Smithsonian Institution. The Burgess Shale is one of the most significant fossil deposits in the world, containing the remains of a previously unknown diversity among soft-bodied marine invertebrates discovered in British Columbia, Canada. It includes rare trilobites, arthropods, worms, brachiopods and mollusks.

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