Wangcun section, 251.15m (Cambrian of China)

Where: Hunan, China (28.7° N, 110.0° E: paleocoordinates 23.4° N, 150.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed 33 (230-259m), Liostracina bella polymerid trilobite zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: slope; lithified packstone

• Jiangnan Slope Belt, lower slope environments
• bed 33: dark-gray, thin-bedded packstone, interbedded with dark-gray, thin-bedded laminated packstone, both containing rarely small siliceous concretions

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Peng, L. E. Babcock, and H. Lin. 2004. Corynexochida, Lichida and Asaphida. Polymerid trilobites from the Cambrian of northwestern Hunan, China, Volume 1 1-333 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 126443: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 04.04.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Lichida - Damesellidae
"Taihangshania wangcunensis" = Taihangshaniashania wangcunensis Peng et al. 2004 trilobite
Paradamesella typica Yang 1977 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Diceratocephalidae
 Asaphida - Anomocarellidae
Neoanomocarella asiatica Hsiang 1963 trilobite
Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Spinagnostidae
Tomagnostella sulcifera Wallerius 1895
Peratagnostus obsoletus Kobayashi 1935
Hypagnostus brevifrons Angelin 1851
 Agnostida -
 Agnostida - Ammagnostidae
? Ammagnostus cryptus Peng and Robison 2000
 Agnostida - Clavagnostidae
 Agnostida - Diplagnostidae
 Agnostida -