Danshiling, Yantai, bed 1 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.2° N, 123.3° E: paleocoordinates 2.8° N, 141.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blackwelderia trilobite zone, Kushan Formation, Guzhangian (500.5 - 497.0 Ma)

• sample BE438 of unit 1 (5.1 m thick)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• N China Platform
• dark purple and grey shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: C. L. Chu. 1959. Trilobites from the Kushan Formation of north and northeastern China. Memoirs of the Institute of Palaeontology Academia Sinica 2:44-128 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 126903: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 19.04.2012

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Agnostida - Diplagnostidae
"Homagnostus taitzehoensis n. sp." = Oedorhachis taitzehoensis
"Homagnostus taitzehoensis n. sp." = Oedorhachis taitzehoensis Chu 1959 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Diceratocephalidae
"Lorenzella yentaiensis n. sp." = Cyclolorenzella yentaiensis
"Lorenzella yentaiensis n. sp." = Cyclolorenzella yentaiensis Chu 1959 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Agraulidae
Tangshihlingia subtriangulata n. gen. n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
 Lichida - Damesellidae
Stephanocare richthofeni Monke 1903 trilobite
Teinistion yangi n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
Teinistion liaoningensis n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
Teinistion tangshihlingensis n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite