Xiyangshan, bed 1 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (28.9° N, 118.5° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 146.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• sample GC06

• 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
• blackish grey thin-bedded limestones with a few layers of calcareous shale

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 125558: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 14.03.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Ceratopygidae
Proceratopyge (Proceratopyge) zhejiangensis n. sp. Lu and Lin 1989 trilobite
Artiopoda
 Agnostida -