Gaoqiao (Cambrian of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (29.5° N, 103.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 166.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maidiping Member (Hungchunping Formation), Meishucunian (541.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, phosphatic dolomite

• dark grey phosphoritic dolomites

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: W. Yü. 1979. Earliest Cambrian monoplacophorans and gastropods from western Hubei with their biostratigraphical significance. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 18(3):233-270 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 107701: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Helcionellida - Stenothecidae
"Scenella hujingtanensis" = Pseudoscenella hujingtanensis
"Scenella hujingtanensis" = Pseudoscenella hujingtanensis Yü 1979
Merismoconcha multisegmentata
Merismoconcha multisegmentata n. gen. n. sp. Yü 1979
Archaeotremaria polytremata