Collection13(A-F) (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: Intermedius zone trilobite zone, Cambrian (541.0 - 485.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

• Nodular micrite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: Trilobites and Conodonts only, Collected in the Xiaoyangqiao Central section, collection 13(A-F), 32m 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 156930: authorized by Melanie Hopkins, entered by Shaun Mahmood on 02.06.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Leiostegiidae
 Conodontophorida - Proconodontidae
Cordylodus lindstromi Druce and Jones 1971 conodont
Cordylodus proavus Müller 1959 conodont
Cordylodus intermedius Furnish 1938 conodont
 Protopanderodontida - Oneotodontidae
Utahconus utahensis Miller 1969 conodont
 Paraconodontida -
Prooneotodus gallatini Müller 1959 conodont