Zhejiang, Hotang Formation (Cambrian of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (28.7° N, 118.6° E: paleocoordinates 21.4° N, 151.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Hunanocephalus-Hsuaspis trilobite zone, Hotang Formation, Nangaoian (521.0 - 514.0 Ma)

• Hunanocephalus-Hsuaspis zone of Ju 1983

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: T. Y. Ju. 1983. Early Cambrian trilobites from the Hotang and Dachenling formations of Zhejiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(6):628-636 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129764: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.06.2012

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Taxonomic list

Artiopoda
 Agnostida - Tsunyidiscidae
"Hupeidiscus orientalis" = Tsunyidiscus orientalis
"Hupeidiscus orientalis" = Tsunyidiscus orientalis Chang 1953
 Agnostida - Calodiscidae
Neocobboldia sp. Rasetti 1952
Neocobboldia transversa n. sp. Ju 1983
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Oryctocephalidae
Hunanocephalus ovalis Lee 1963 trilobite
Shabaella jiangshanensis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Shabaella convexa n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Edelsteinaspididae
Sinolenus hotangensis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Sinolenus brevis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
 Redlichiida - Estaingiidae
"Hsuaspis transversus" = Estaingia
"Hsuaspis transversus" = Estaingia trilobite