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Chengkou (Cambrian of China)

Where: Chongqing, China (31.9° N, 108.7° E: paleocoordinates 25.7° N, 160.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Yingzuiyan Formation, Nangaoian (516.0 - 513.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: W. T. Zhang, Y. H. Lu, Z. L. Zhu, Y. Y. Qian, H. L. Lin, Z. Zhou, S. Zhang and J. L. Yuan. 1980. Cambrian trilobite faunas of southwestern China. Palaeontologia Sinica, new series B 16:1-497 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 127757: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 23.05.2012

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