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Bed Mb06-2, Meishucun section (Cambrian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (24.7° N, 102.6° E: paleocoordinates 36.4° N, 162.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Paragloborilus subglobosus - Purella squamulosa small shelly zone, Zhongyicun Member (Zhujianqing Formation), Tommotian (530.0 - 520.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, ooidal, gray, blue, cherty/siliceous phosphorite

• Dark, thick bedded phosporite and blue-grey, thick bedded siliceous oolitic phosphorite

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: Specimens stored at Nanjing Institue of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China

Primary reference: P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko. 2010. Zooproblematica and mollusca from the Lower Cambrian Meishucun section (Yunnan, China) and taxonomy and systematics of the Cambrian small shelly fossils of China. Paleontological Journal 44(8):883-1161 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171901: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 22.07.2015

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