Wutingshan, bed 5 (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: Drepanura trilobite zone, Kushan Formation, Guzhangian (500.5 - 497.0 Ma)

• samples BE409, BE410 of bed 5 (10 m thick)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

• N China Platform
• yellow and green 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 129894: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.06.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Agnostida - Anomocaridae
Wutingshania lui n. gen. n. sp.
Wutingshania lui n. gen. n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
 Agnostida - Diplagnostidae
"Homagnostus taitzehoensis" = Oedorhachis taitzehoensis, "Pseudagnostus douvillei" = Pseudagnostina douvillei
"Homagnostus taitzehoensis" = Oedorhachis taitzehoensis Chu 1959 trilobite
"Pseudagnostus douvillei" = Pseudagnostina douvillei Bergeron 1899 trilobite
 Asaphida - Liostracinidae
Liostracina krausei Monke 1903 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Diceratocephalidae
 Ptychopariida - Lorenzellidae
Lorenzella convexa Endo and Resser 1937 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Menomoniidae
Paramenomonia conica n. gen. n. sp.
Paramenomonia conica n. gen. n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
 Lichida - Damesellidae
Blackwelderia sinensis Bergeron 1899 trilobite
"Drepanura premesnili" = Neodrepanura premesnili Bergeron 1899 trilobite
Taitzehoia erhtaokouensis Chu 1959 trilobite
Taitzehoia wangi n. gen. n. sp. Chu 1959 trilobite
Teinistion yangi Chu 1959 trilobite