C56. 25’ from top of Pagoda Hill, 1.6 km west of Jinan (Cambrian of China)

Where: Shandong, China (36.7° N, 117.1° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° S, 140.0° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chaomidian Formation, Furongian (497.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• Lower part of formation. Also given as Chau-mi- tien Formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Blackwelder

Primary reference: C. D. Walcott. 1905. Cambrian faunas of China. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29:1-106 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 157404: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 19.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Obolus (Westonia) sp. undet.

•Discinopsis sulcatus

•Orthotheca sp. undt.

•Eoorthis pagoda

•Cyrtoceras cambria

•Syntrophia orthia

•Conokephalina belus

•Scenella sp. undet.

•Conokephalina dryope

•Pagodia lotos

•Menocephalus ? depressus

•Ptychaspis ceto

•Hysterolenus ? (pygidium)

•Illtmurus dictys

Paragastropoda
 Mimospirida - Onychochilidae
"Straparollina circe n. sp." = Kobayashiella circe
"Straparollina circe n. sp." = Kobayashiella circe Walcott 1905
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae
"Pelagiella pagoda n. sp." = Strepsodiscus pagoda
"Pelagiella pagoda n. sp." = Strepsodiscus pagoda Walcott 1905 snail