Dingjiaping section, Changyang village, Hubei Province, Shuijingtuo Fm (Cambrian of China)

Where: Hubei, China (30.5° N, 111.2° E: paleocoordinates 25.8° N, 159.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shuijingtuo Formation, Atdabanian (520.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• Lower Cambrian (Stage 3, Series 2)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: T. Dai and X. Zhang. 2013. Morphology and ontogeny of the Eodiscoid Trilobite Sinodiscus Changyangensis from the Lower Cambrian of South China. Palaeontology 56(Part 2):411-420 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141555: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 28.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Oryctocephalidae
Hunanocephalus ovalis2 Lee 1963 trilobite
 Agnostida - Calodiscidae
Sinodiscus changyangensis Zhang 1977 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Estaingiidae