Yayla Tepe, Yo.157 (Cambrian of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (37.4° N, 43.6° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° S, 131.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kaolishania trilobite zone, Seydisehir Formation, Taoyuanian (498.5 - 485.4 Ma)

• sample Yo.157, unit e of the formation, Changshanian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale and lithified sandstone

• green-grey shale with sandstone and sandy limestone beds

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Primary reference: W. T. Dean. 2006. Cambrian stratigraphy and trilobites of the Samur Dag area, south of Hakkari, southeastern Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 15:225-257 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133720: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 25.09.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Leiostegiidae
Prochuangia turcica Dean 2006 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Taishania bassifrons n. sp. Dean 2006 trilobite