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Naozizhai, bed 9 (Cambrian of China)

Where: Henan, China (33.1° N, 111.5° E: paleocoordinates 23.1° N, 159.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Megapalaeolenus trilobite zone, Wangjiadian Formation, Duyunian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• 12.8 m thick

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal shelf; lithified limestone and lithified shale

• open platform
• greyish-white thin-bedded limestone with purplish-red shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: J. Yang, S. Yu, G. Liu, N. Su, M. He, J. Shang, H. Zhang, H. Zhu, Y. Li and G. Yan. 1993. Cambrian stratigraphy, lithofacies, paleogeography and trilobite faunas of East Qinling-Dabashan Mountains, China 1-246 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127089: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 24.04.2012

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