Malong, Heiliinpu Fm, Kuangshan section (Cambrian of China)

Where: China (25.3° N, 103.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.2° N, 160.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Eoredlichia-Wutingaspis trilobite zone, Heilinpu Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• The uppermost part of Eoredlichia-Wutingaspis Zone in Lower Cambrian Chiungchussuan Stage

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, silty mudstone

• Kuangshan section.
• silty mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Wang, Z. Zhang, L. E. Holmer, S. Hu, X. Wang and G. Li. 2012. Peduncular attached secondary tiering acrotretoid brachiopods from the Chengjiang fauna: implications for the ecological expansion of brachiopods during the Cambrian explosion. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (323-325)60-67 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139842: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Kuangshanotreta malungensis Wang et al. 2012
Malongitubus kuangshanensis