Maidiping, bed 34 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (29.5° N, 103.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.0° N, 166.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maidiping Formation, Meishucunian (541.0 - 516.0 Ma)

• 0.6 m thick, Anabarites trisulcatusā€“Protohertzina anabarica assemblage zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified dolomite

• dark gray to gray-black dolostones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Qian, H. van Iten, R. S. Cox, M. Y. Zhu, and E. J. Zhuo. 1997. A brief account of Emeiconularia trigemme, a new genus and species of protoconulariid. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 14(4):475-488 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 108312: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Protoconodontida -
Protohertzina unguliformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina siciformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina anabarica Missarzhevsky 1973
 Orthothecida - Circothecidae
  - Maikhanellidae
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
Hyolithellus isiticus Rozanov et al. 1969
Archaeooides granulatus
  - Zhijinitidae
"Carinachites spinatus" = Paracarinachites sinensis
"Carinachites spinatus" = Paracarinachites sinensis Luo et al. 1982
Anabarites trisulcatus
  - Anabaritidae
Anabarites trisulcatus Voronova and Missarzhevsky 1969
  - Anabaritidae
Cambrotubulus sp. Rozanov et al. 1969
  - Coleolidae
Punctatus emeiensis
 Coronatae -
 Conularina - Carinachitidae
 Conularina - Hexangulaconulariidae