WL-2 (Cambrian of Bhutan)

Where: Black Mountain, Bhutan (27.4° N, 90.3° E: paleocoordinates 5.8° S, 172.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Kaolishania granulosa trilobite zone, Quartzite Formation (Pele La Group), Furongian (497.0 - 485.4 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shoreface; lithified, fine-grained, red, sandy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Nigel Hughes, Paul Myrow, O.N. Bhargava in 2001

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: N. C. Hughes, P. M. Myrow, N. R. McKenzie, D. A. T. Harper, O. N. Bhargava, S. K. Tangri, K. S. Ghalley and C.M. Fanning. 2011. Cambrian rocks and faunas of the Black Mountain region, Bhutan. Geological Magazine 148:351-379 [N. Hughes/N. Hughes]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141306: authorized by Nigel Hughes, entered by Nigel Hughes on 23.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Tsinaniidae
Taipaikia glabra Endo and Resser 1937 trilobite
 Corynexochida - Kaolishaniidae
 Billingsellida - Billingsellidae