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Period: Early Cambrian
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Period: 541 million to 509 million years ago.

Fishes (4)

Entire range:

Myllokunmingia (Genus)

Myllokunmingiida (Order) Shu, 2003

Myllokunmingiidae (Family) Shu, 2003

Within limits:

Distacodontina (Order)

Vertebrates (1)

Lower limit:

Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates

Echinoderms (5)

Entire range:

Helicoplacoidea (Class) Durham & Caster, 1963

Kinzercystis (Genus) Sprinkle, 1973

Lower limit:

Edrioasteroidea (Class)

Eocrinoidea (Class)

Within limits:

Echinodermata (Phylum) Bruguière, 1789 - echinoderms

Crustaceans (10)

Entire range:

Ercaia (Genus) Chen et al., 2001

Ercaia minuscula Chen et al., 2001

Klausmuelleria salopensis Siveter et al., 2003

Yicaris (Genus) X. Zhang et al., 2007

Yicaris dianensis X. Zhang et al., 2007

Within limits:

Branchiopoda (Class) Latreille, 1817 - branchiopods

Cephalocarida (Class) H.L. Sanders, 1955 - cephalocarids

Leperditicopida (Order) Scott, 1961

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802

Ostracoda (Class) Latreille, 1802 - ostracods

Arthropods (22)

Entire range:

Bathynotidae (Family)

Buenaspis (Genus) Budd, 1999

Crassifimbra (Genus)

Emuella polymera Pocock, 1970

Kerygmachela kierkegaardi Budd

Kunmingella (Genus)

Misszhouia (Genus) Chen & Zhou, 1997

Olenellidae (Family)

Olenellus (Genus) Billings, 1861

Olenellus clarki (Resser)

Redlichia (Genus) Cossmann, 1902

Tsunyidiscidae (Family)

Tsunyidiscus (Genus) Chang, 1966

Tsunyidiscus niutitangensis (W. Zhang, 1964)

Zhangshania typica Li, Kang & Zhang, 1990

Lower limit:

Agnostida (Order) Salter, 1864

Liwia (Genus) Dzik & Lendzion, 1988

Naraoia (Genus) Walcott, 1912

Nektaspida (Order) Raymond, 1920 - nektaspids

Within limits:

Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 - arthropods

Chasmataspidida (Order) Caster & Brooks, 1956

Chelicerata (Superclass)

Molluscs (16)

Entire range:

Aldanella (Genus) Vostokova, 1962

Beshtashella (Genus) Missarzhevskij, 1981

Fordilla (Genus) Barrande, 1881

Fordilla sibirica

Fordilla troyensis Barrande

Heraultipegma (Genus) Pojeta & Runnegar, 1976

Pojetaia (Genus) Jell, 1980

Pojetaia runnegari Jell

Lower limit:

Bivalvia (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 - bivalves

Cyrtonellida (Order) Horny, 1963

Hyolithida (Order) Matthew, 1899

Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 - molluscs

Nautilus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758

Onychochilina (Suborder)

Ribeirioida (Order) Kobayashi, 1933

Rostroconchia (Class) Pojeta et al., 1972

Annelids (2)

Lower limit:

Annelida (Phylum) Lamarck, 1809 - segmented worms

Palaeoscolex (Genus) Whittard, 1953

Sponges (17)

Entire range:

Archaeolynthus (Genus) Taylor, 1910

Dokidocyathus (Genus) Taylor, 1910

Thalamocyathus (Genus) Gordon, 1922

Lower limit:

Amphidiscophora (Subclass) Schulze, 1886

Leptomitidae (Family) de Laubenfels, 1955

Protospongiidae (Family) Hinde, 1887

Protospongioidea (Superfamily) Hinde, 1887

Reticulosa (Order) Reid, 1958

Within limits:

Calcarea (Class) Bowerbank, 1864 - calcareous sponges

Clionaidae (Family) d'Orbigny, 1851

Demospongiae (Class) Sollas, 1885 - demosponges

Dierespongioidea (Superfamily) Rigby & Gutschick 1976

Hadromerida (Order) Topsent, 1894

Hexactinellida (Class) Schmidt, 1870 - hexactinellids

Porifera (Phylum) Grant, 1836 - sponges

Rhizomorina (Suborder) Zittel, 1895

Verongida (Order) Bergquist, 1978

Invertebrates (72)

Entire range:

Anningvermis (Genus) D.-Y. Huang et al., 2004

Antennacanthopodia gracilis Ou & Shu, 2011

Corynetis (Genus) Luo & Hu, 1999

Dactyloidites asteroides Fitch

Emeiconularia (Genus) Qian Yi, Van Iten, Cox, Zhu & Zhuo, 1997

Hydroconozoa (Class) Kordeh, 1963

Hyolithellus (Genus)

Maotianoascus (Genus) Chen & Zhou, 1997

Maotianoascus octonarius Chen & Zhou, 1997

Moorowipora (Genus) Sorauf & Savarese, 1995

Moorowipora chamberensis Sorauf & Savarese, 1995

Siberion lenaicus Dzik, 2011

Xenusion (Genus) Pompeckj, 1927

Yunnanozoa (Class) Dzik, 1995 - yunnanozoans

Yunnanozoon (Genus) Hou, Ramsköld & Bergström, 1991

Yunnanozoon lividum Hou, Ramsköld & Bergström, 1991

Lower limit:

Acrotheloidea (Superfamily)

Acrotretida (Order) Kuhn, 1949

Acrotretoidea (Superfamily)

Chileata (Class)

Chileida (Order)

Craniata (Class) Williams, Carlson, Brunton, Holmer & Popov, 1996

Craniiformea (Subphylum) Popov, Bassett, Holmer & Laurie, 1993

Craniopsida (Order) Gorjansky & Popov, 1985

Craniopsidae (Family) Williams, 1963

Craniopsoidea (Superfamily) Williams, 1963

Dalmanellidina (Suborder)

Kutorginata (Class)

Kutorginida (Order)

Kutorginoidea (Superfamily)

Lingulata (Class)

Lingulida (Order) Waagen, 1885

Linguliformea (Subphylum)

Linguloidea (Superfamily) Menke, 1828

Lobopodia (Phylum) Snodgrass, 1938 - lobopodians

Naukatida (Order)

Naukatoidea (Superfamily)

Nisusioidea (Superfamily)

Obolellata (Class)

Obolellida (Order)

Obolelloidea (Superfamily)

Obolidae (Family)

Orthida (Order) Schuchert & Cooper, 1932

Orthidina (Suborder)

Orthothecida (Order) Marek, 1966

Paterinata (Class)

Paterinida (Order)

Paterinoidea (Superfamily)

Pentamerida (Order)

Plectorthoidea (Superfamily)

Porambonitoidea (Superfamily)

Protorthida (Order)

Protorthoidea (Superfamily)

Rhynchonellata (Class)

Rhynchonelliformea (Subphylum)

Syntrophiidina (Suborder)

Tabulata (Order)

Xenusia (Class) Dzik & Krumbiegel, 1989 - xenusians

Within limits:

Anthozoa (Class) Ehrenberg, 1831

Brachiopoda (Phylum) Duméril, 1806 - brachiopods

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Conchopeltida (Order)

Conulata (Class) Moore & Harrington, 1956

Graptolithina (Class)

Hydrozoa (Class) Owen, 1843

Hyolithes (Genus) Eichwald, 1840

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Orthotheca (Genus)

Protomedusae (Class)

Pycnogonida (Class) Latreille, 1810 - pycnogonids

Scyphozoa (Class) - jellyfish

Zoantharia (Subclass)

Animals (1)

Within limits:

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Protozoa (2)

Within limits:

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Paleodictyon (Genus) Menghini, 1850

Eukaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Prokaryotes (1)

Within limits:

Cyanobacteria (Phylum) (ex Stanier 1974) Cavalier-Smith 2002 - cyanobacteria

Organisms (1)

Within limits:

Biota ([unranked])

Lithostratigraphic units (1)

Entire range:

Sinsk Formation (Formation) (Russia: Siberia)

Geological regions (50)

Within limits:

Aldan Shield (Geologic province)

Anabar Shield ([unranked])

Arabian-Nubian Shield ([unranked])

Baikal Fold Belt ([unranked])

Baltic Shield ([unranked])

Cameroon N'tem Complex ([unranked])

Central Africa Craton ([unranked])

Chaillu Craton ([unranked])

Committee Bay Block ([unranked])

Congo Craton ([unranked])

Ethiopian Block ([unranked])

Gondwana ([unranked]) E. Suess, 1861

Greenland Shield (Geologic province)

Guapore Craton ([unranked])

Guiana Shield ([unranked])

Indian Shield (Geologic province)

Kaapvaal Craton ([unranked])

Kaminak Group ([unranked])

Kasaï Craton ([unranked])

Labrador Shield ([unranked])

Laurentia ([unranked])

Litchfield Complex ([unranked])

Luis Alves Massif ([unranked])

Madagascar Craton ([unranked])

Man Shield ([unranked])

Nanambu Complex ([unranked])

Pilbara Block (Geologic province)

Reguibat Shield ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Craton ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Massif ([unranked])

Rul Jungle Complex ([unranked])

São Francisco Craton ([unranked])

Sayan Fold Belt ([unranked])

Scottish Shield ([unranked])

Sebakwe Proto-Craton ([unranked])

Slave Craton ([unranked])

Slave Province ([unranked])

Superior Craton ([unranked])

Superior Province ([unranked])

Tanzanian Craton ([unranked])

Tarim Craton ([unranked])

Tuareg Shield ([unranked])

Ukrainian Shield (Geologic province)

West African Craton ([unranked])

Wyoming Province ([unranked])

Yangtze Craton ([unranked])

Yienisei Fold Belt ([unranked])

Yilgarn Block (Geologic province)

Zambian Block ([unranked])

Zimbabwe Craton ([unranked])

Geological entities (4)

Within limits:

Iapetus Ocean ([unranked])

Khanty Ocean ([unranked])

Napier Complex ([unranked]) (Antarctica)

Proto-Tethys Ocean ([unranked])

Links

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Last updated: 15 Jul 2019