Erjie section, southwest of Haikou town (Cambrian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (24.7° N, 102.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.6° N, 159.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Eoredlichia-Wutingaspis trilobite zone, Yuanshan Member (Heilinpu Formation), Nangaoian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• Cambrian Stage 3, ordinarily correlated with the late Atdabanian or Botoman stage in Siberia

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Collection methods: Repository: Early Life Institute and Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics, Northwest University, Xi'an, China (Prefix: ELI).

Primary reference: Z. F. Zhang, L. E. Holmer, C. B. Skovsted, G. A. Brock, G. E. Budd, D. J. Fu, X. L. Zhang, D. G. Shu, J. Han, J. N. Liu, H. Z. Wang, A. Butler, and G. X. Li. 2013. A sclerite-bearing stem group entoproct from the early Cambrian and its implications. Scientific Reports 3(1066):1-7 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138435: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Cotyledion tylodes
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Cotyledion tylodes Luo and Hu 1999