Yangjiaping, bed 1 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Hunan, China (29.2° N, 110.9° E: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 159.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: "Nisha" Member (Yangjiaping Formation), Nemakit-Daldynian (541.0 - 530.0 Ma)

• basal Yangjiaping Formation, Protohertzina anabarica–Kaiyangites novilis Assemblage Zone (Steiner 2007)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep-water; shale

• shales with phosphatic concretions, 2.5 m thick

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. M. Ding and Y. Qian. 1988. Late Sinian to Early Cambrian small shelly fossils from Yangjiaping, Shimen, Hunan. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 5(1):39-55 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97714: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 26.08.2010

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Taxonomic list

Protohertzina unguliformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina siciformis Missarzhevsky 1973
Protohertzina anabarica Missarzhevsky 1973
 Sachitida - Siphogonuchitidae
? Lopochites sp. Qian 1977
Hertzina sp. conodont
Archaeooides sp. Qian 1977
  - Zhijinitidae
"Kaiyangites multispinatus n. sp." = Zhijinites, Kaiyangites novilis
"Kaiyangites multispinatus n. sp." = Zhijinites
Kaiyangites novilis Qian and Yin 1984
 Reticulosa - Protospongiidae
Hunanospongia delicata n. gen. n. sp.
Hunanospongia delicata n. gen. n. sp. Qian and Ding 1988 glass sponge