Nanjiang (Cambrian of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (32.3° N, 106.8° E: paleocoordinates 29.0° N, 165.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mofangyan Member (Dengying Formation), Meishucunian (541.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Mofangyan Member at the top of the Dengying Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: X. Yang and T. He. 1984. New small shelly fossils from Lower Cambrian Meishucun stage of Nanjiang area, northern Sichuan. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 13:35-48 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 107389: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.04.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
 Protoconodontida -
Ganloudina longispina n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Ganloudina platybasala n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Protoconodonta
  -
"Hastina bialata n. sp." = Protohertzina unguliformis, Protohertzina dabashanensis n. sp., Hastina quadrigoniata n. gen. n. sp.
"Hastina bialata n. sp." = Protohertzina unguliformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina dabashanensis n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Hastina quadrigoniata n. gen. n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Hyolitha
 Orthothecida - Circothecidae
Circotheca sp. Syssoiev 1958
Turcutheca sp. Rozanov et al. 1969
 Orthothecida - Allathecidae
Allatheca nanjiangensis n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Helcionelloida
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
Bemella sp. Rozanov et al. 1969
 Sachitida - Siphogonuchitidae
"Siphogonuchites sp." = Siphogonuchites, "Palaeosulcachites sp." = Siphogonuchites, "Trapezochites sp." = Siphogonuchites, Lopochites sp.
"Siphogonuchites sp." = Siphogonuchites Qian 1977
"Palaeosulcachites sp." = Siphogonuchites Qian 1977
"Trapezochites sp." = Siphogonuchites Qian 1977
Lopochites sp. Qian 1977
Purella
  - Maikhanellidae
"Microlites sp." = Purella, "Mirusilites sp." = Purella
"Microlites sp." = Purella Missarzhevsky 1974
"Mirusilites sp." = Purella Missarzhevsky 1974
Xiadongoconus luminosus
  - Maikhanellidae
"Emeiconus crassispinus n. sp." = Xiadongoconus luminosus
"Emeiconus crassispinus n. sp." = Xiadongoconus luminosus YĆ¼ 1979
Emeiconus lepidites
  - Maikhanellidae
"Emeiconus lepidites" = Canopoconus calvatus
"Emeiconus lepidites" = Canopoconus calvatus Luo et al. 1982
Conodonta
  -
Hertzina intermedia n. sp. Yang and He 1984 conodont
Hertzina antiqua n. sp. Yang and He 1984 conodont
 Coronatae -
Olivooides sp. Qian 1977
Scyphozoa
  -
Conulata
 Conularina - Hexangulaconulariidae
Hexaconularia sp. He and Yang 1986
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
Hyolithellus sp. Billings 1872
Rhabdochites scissus n. sp. Yang and He 1984
Archaeooides
  -
Archaeooides sp. Qian 1977
 Sabelliditida -
"Tumuliolynthus orthacanthus n. sp." = Acanthocassis orthacanthus
"Tumuliolynthus orthacanthus n. sp." = Acanthocassis orthacanthus Yang and He 1984
Coeloscleritophora
 Chancelloriida - Sachitidae
Sachites sp. Meshkova 1969
Cambroclavida
  - Zhijinitidae
Zhijinites sp., "Nanjiangofolliculus circocodonus n. gen. n. sp." = Cambrothyra, "Nanjiangofolliculus cyclicus n. sp." = Cambrothyra, "Mirabifolliculus chytroformis n. gen. n. sp." = Cambrothyra
Zhijinites sp. Qian 1978
"Nanjiangofolliculus circocodonus n. gen. n. sp." = Cambrothyra
"Nanjiangofolliculus cyclicus n. sp." = Cambrothyra
"Mirabifolliculus chytroformis n. gen. n. sp." = Cambrothyra
Emeithella
  -
Emeithella sp. Qian 1977
Anabarites
  - Anabaritidae
"Anabarites sp." = Anabarites, "Anabaritellus sp." = Anabarites
"Anabarites sp." = Anabarites Voronova and Missarzhevsky 1969
"Anabaritellus sp." = Anabarites Voronova and Missarzhevsky 1969
Cambrotubulus
  - Anabaritidae
Cambrotubulus sp. Rozanov et al. 1969
Fomitchella
  -
Fomitchella inchoata n. sp. Yang and He 1984
 Ichnofossils -
Planolites sp. Nicholson 1873
? Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833