Yanjiahe village, Yanjiahe Fm, Renjiiaping section, bed 5 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Hubei, China (30.8° N, 111.3° E: paleocoordinates 26.8° N, 160.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Aldanella yanjiaheensis zone, Yanjiahe Formation, Tommotian (530.0 - 520.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: offshore; black shale and limestone

• black shale intercalated by lentoid limestone

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: J. Guo, Y. Li, and G. Li. 2014. Small shelly fossils from the early Cambrian Yanjiahe Formation, Yichang, Hubei, China. Gondwana Research 25:999-1007 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155444: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 14.04.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Protoconodonta
  -
Protohertzina unguliformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina anabarica Missarzhevsky 1973
Hyolitha
 Orthothecida - Circothecidae
Helcionelloida
 Pelagiellida - Aldanellidae
"Aldanella yanjiaheensis" = Aldanella attleborensis
"Aldanella yanjiaheensis" = Aldanella attleborensis Shaler and Foerste 1888
 Sachitida - Siphogonuchitidae
"Siphogonuchites triangularis" = Siphogonuchites triangularis, "Palaeosulcachites ? biformis" = Siphogonuchites triangularis
"Siphogonuchites triangularis" = Siphogonuchites triangularis Qian 1977
"Palaeosulcachites ? biformis" = Siphogonuchites triangularis Qian 1977
Purella
  - Maikhanellidae
Purella antiqua
  - Maikhanellidae
Purella antiqua Kiær 1916
Tergomya
 Scenelloidea - Scenellidae
Conodonta
  -
Hertzina ? guizhouensis Qian and Yin 1984 conodont
 Hyolithelminthida - Hyolithellidae
Hyolithellus ? tenuis Rozanov and Missarzhevsky 1966
 Hyolithelminthida - Torellellidae
Cupittheca mira
  - Cupithecidae
Anabarites
  - Anabaritidae
Anabarites trisulcatus
  - Anabaritidae
Anabarites trisulcatus Voronova and Missarzhevsky 1969
Anabarites cf. trisulcatus Voronova and Missarzhevsky 1969
Yunnanodus
  -
Yunnanodus sp. Wang and Jiang 1980