Zhejiang, Dachenling 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: Arthricocephalus-Probowmanops trilobite zone, Dachenling Formation, Duyunian (514.0 - 509.0 Ma)

• Arthricocephalus-Probowmanops 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 129765: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.06.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ptychopariida - Ptychopariidae
Probowmanops transversus n. gen. n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Probowmanops elongata n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Dorypygidae
Kootenia fuyangensis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Kootenia longa n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Kootenia shangwanensis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Oryctocephalidae
Changaspis placenta, Arthricocephalus fuyangensis n. sp., Arthricocephalus (Arthricocephalites) fenshuiensis, Arthricocephalus (Arthricocephalites) sp., "Arthricocephalus (Euarthricocephalus) laterilobatus n. sp." = Euarthricocephalus, "Arthricocephalus (Euarthricocephalus) sanxikouensis n. sp." = Euarthricocephalus
Changaspis placenta Zhang et al. 1980 trilobite
Arthricocephalus fuyangensis n. sp. Ju 1983 trilobite
Arthricocephalus (Arthricocephalites) sp. Chien and Lin 1974 trilobite
"Arthricocephalus (Euarthricocephalus) laterilobatus n. sp." = Euarthricocephalus trilobite
"Arthricocephalus (Euarthricocephalus) sanxikouensis n. sp." = Euarthricocephalus trilobite