Collection 8 (0-D2) (Cambrian of China)

Where: Jilin Provence, China (42.1° N, 126.7° E: paleocoordinates 9.2° N, 146.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cordylodus Proavus zone trilobite zone, Cambrian (541.0 - 485.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; stromatolitic limestone

• Stromatolitic boundstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Trilobites and Conodonts only, Collected in the Xiaoyangqiao lower section, collection 8(0-D2), 12m from the base of the formation

Primary reference: J.-W. Chen, Y.-Y. Qian, J.-M. Zhang, Y.-K. Lin, L.-M. Yin, Z.-H. Wang, Z.-Z. Wang, J.-D. Yang, and Y.-X. Wang. 1988. The recommended Cambrian - Ordovician global Boundry stratotype of the Xiaoyangqiao section (Dayangcha, Jilin Province), China. In W. B. Harland, C. P. Hughes, R. S. J. Sparks, N. H. Woodcock, I. N. McCave (eds.), Geological Magazine 125(4):415-444 [M. Hopkins/S. Mahmood/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156909: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Shaun Mahmood on 02.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
  - Dikelocephalidae
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -