Cambrian Series 3
("Middle Cambrian" Epoch)
Paleozoic:
Cambrian Period
Cambrian Stages 6-7
("Menevian" Age)

The Menevian

The Menevian Age of the Middle Cambrian Epoch: 507 to 501 million years ago

Paleozoic
   Cambrian
      Terreneuvian
      Cambrian Epoch 2
      Middle Cambrian
          Amgan
         Menevian
      Furongian
         Paiban
         Cambrian Stage IX
         Dolgellian        


Biota of the Burgess Shale Lagerst├Ątten:
sponges Vanuxia (1), Choia (2), Pirania (3); brachiopods Nisusia (4); polychaetes Burgessochaeta (5); priapulid worms Ottia (6), Louisella (7); trilobites Olenoides 8); other arthropods Sidneyia (9), Leanchoilia (10), Marella (11), Canadaspis (12), Molaria (13), Burgessia (14), Yohoia (15), Waptia (16), Aysheaia (17); molluscs Scenella (18); echinoderms Echmatocrinus (19); chordates Pikaia (20); along with Haplophrentis (21), Opabina (22), lophophorate Dinomischus (23), proto-annelid Wiwaxia (24), and anomalocarid Laggania cambria (25).
from The Fossils of the Burgess Shales, by Briggs, Erwin and Collier, 1994)


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