Niuniuzhai (Cambrian of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (28.3° N, 103.4° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 165.3° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, phosphatic limestone and lithified dolomite

• lower part: dolomite intercalated with thin bedded siliceous and phosphate rocks; upper part: phosphatic limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. G. He. 1984. Discovery of Lapworthella bella assemblage from Lower Cambrian Meishucun stage in Niuniuzhai, Leibo County, Sichuan Province. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 13:23-34 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 107390: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Protoconodontida -
Leguminella serrata n. gen. n. sp.
Leguminella serrata n. gen. n. sp. He 1984
Brachiopoda
 Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae
Helcionelloida
 Helcionellida - Helcionellidae
"Uncinaspira ruidocostata n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi, "Gibbaspira acutumbonalis n. gen. n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi, "Uncinaspira pristina n. gen. n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi
"Uncinaspira ruidocostata n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi Vostokova 1962
"Gibbaspira acutumbonalis n. gen. n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi Vostokova 1962
"Uncinaspira pristina n. gen. n. sp." = Oelandiella korobkovi Vostokova 1962
 Helcionellida - Coreospiridae
Uncinaspira squamosa n. sp. He 1984
Sichuanospira atava
  -
Sichuanospira atava n. gen. n. sp.
Sichuanospira atava n. gen. n. sp. He 1984
Xiadongoconus luminosus
  - Maikhanellidae
"Scenella micropora n. sp." = Xiadongoconus luminosus
"Scenella micropora n. sp." = Xiadongoconus luminosus YĆ¼ 1979
Scyphozoa
  -
Hexangulaconularia irregularis n. sp. He 1984 jellyfish
Conulata
 Conularina - Carinachitidae
"Paraconularoides cancellatus n. gen. n. sp." = Carinachites curvatornatus, "Paraconularoides rhomboidalis n. sp." = Carinachites curvatornatus
"Paraconularoides cancellatus n. gen. n. sp." = Carinachites curvatornatus Chen 1982
"Paraconularoides rhomboidalis n. sp." = Carinachites curvatornatus Chen 1982
 Conularina - Hexangulaconulariidae
Sacciella pupiformis n. gen. n. sp.
Sacciella pupiformis n. gen. n. sp. He 1984