Faunal Assemblage A8 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (24.8° N, 102.6° E: paleocoordinates 34.5° N, 159.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eoredlichia-Wutingaspis trilobite zone, Maotianshan Shale Member (Yu'anshan Formation), Nangaoian (521.0 - 514.0 Ma)

• Cambrian stage 3

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified mudstone and siltstone

• event mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: F. Zhao, J. Caron, D. J. Bottjer, S. Hu, Z. Yin and M. Zhu. 2013. Diversity and species abundance patterns of the early Cambrian (Series 2, Stage 3) Chengjiang Biota from China. [S. Finnegan/S. Finnegan/S. Finnegan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 194161: authorized by Seth Finnegan, entered by Seth Finnegan on 14.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Demospongiae
 Protomonaxonida - Hazeliidae
Hazelia "sp.nov" Walcott 1920 demosponge
 Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae
Leptomitus teretiusculus Chen et al. 1989 demosponge
Paraleptomitella dictyodroma Chen et al. 1989 demosponge
Leptomitella conica Chen et al. 1989 demosponge
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Botsfordiidae
Diandongia pista Rong 1974
 Lingulida - Obolidae
"Lingulella chengjiangensis" = Eoglossa chengjiangensis
"Lingulella chengjiangensis" = Eoglossa chengjiangensis Jin et al. 1993
 Lingulida - Lingulellotretidae
Chileata
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Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Wangyuiidae
Brachiopoda
  - Mickwitziidae
Heliomedusa orienta Sun and Hou 1987
Hyolitha
 Hyolithida - Sulcavitidae
 Selkirkiimorpha - Selkirkiidae
"Paraselkirkia jinningensis" = Selkirkia sinica
"Paraselkirkia jinningensis" = Selkirkia sinica Luo and Hu 1999
Palaeoscolecida
 Cricocosmida - Palaeoscolecidae
Mafangscolex sinensis Hou and Sun 1988
 Palaeoscolecidomorpha - Cricocosmiidae
Cricocosmia jinningensis Hou and Sun 1988
Archotuba conoidalis
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Archotuba conoidalis Hou et al. 1999
Sicyophorus
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Palaeopriapulites parvus Hou et al. 1999
 Bradoriida -
 Parvancorinomorpha - Parvancorinidae
Primicaris lavaformis Zhang et al. 2003
Shankouia zhenghei
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Shankouia zhenghei Chen et al. 2004
Artiopoda
 Conciliterga -
Kuamaia lata Hou 1987
 Nektaspidida -
Cindarella eucalla Chen et al. 1996
Xandarella spectaculum Hou et al. 1991
 Nektaspidida - Naraoiidae
"Naraoia longicaudata" = Misszhouia longicaudata Zhang and Hou 1985
Naraoia sp. Walcott 1912
Naraoia spinosa Zhang and Hou 1985
Trilobita
 Redlichiida - Yunnanocephalidae
Yunnanocephalus yunnanensis Mansuy 1912 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Redlichiidae
"Eoredlichia intermedia" = Eoredlichia intermediata
"Eoredlichia intermedia" = Eoredlichia intermediata Lu 1940 trilobite
 Radiodonta - Amplectobeluidae
Deuteropoda
 Fuxianhuiida - Fuxianhuiidae
Crustacea
 Waptiida - Waptiidae
Waptia ovata Lee 1975
 Canadaspidida - Canadaspididae
Canadaspis laevigata Hou and Bergström 1991
Deuteropoda
 Hymenostraca -
 Isoxyida - Isoxyidae
Isoxys auritus Jiang 1982
Isoxys curvirostratus Vannier and Chen 2000
Megacheira
 Fortiforcipida - Fortiforcipidae
Fortiforceps foliosa Hou and Bergström 1997
 Leanchoiliida - Leanchoiliidae
 Bilateria - Eldoniidae
"Stellostomites eumorpha" = Eldonia
"Stellostomites eumorpha" = Eldonia
Vetulicolida
 Vetulicolata - Didazoonidae
Pomatrum ventralis Luo et al. 1999
Haikoucaris ercaiensis
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Haikoucaris ercaiensis Chen et al. 2004
Beidazoon venustum
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Archisaccophyllia kunmingensis
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