Laoshan, bed 8 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (28.8° N, 118.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.3° N, 146.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Glyptagnostus stolidotus trilobite zone, Huayansi Formation, Guzhangian (500.5 - 497.0 Ma)

• sample GD38

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified limestone and lithified, calcareous shale

• outermost part of the Jiangnan Slope Belt, adjacent to the Jiangnan Basin
• dark grey medium-bedded limestones with a few light yellow calcareous shale layers

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: Y. H. Lu and H. L. Lin. 1989. The Cambrian trilobites of western Zhejiang. Palaeontologia Sinica, new series B 25:1-287 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 125555: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Ceratopygidae
Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Spinagnostidae
Tomagnostella sp. Kobayashi 1939
 Agnostida -