Zhangmu Section bed 43 (Devonian of China)

Also known as Quadrithyris robusta community

Where: Guangxi, China (23.3° N, 109.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 126.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lianghetang Formation, Pragian (410.8 - 407.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deep-water; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Shipu, A. J. Boucot, and C. Wang. 1999. Early Devonian brachiopod and trace fossil communitires from southeastern Guangxi. In A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 139-163 [M. Foote/M. Foote/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 12928: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Carl Simpson on 10.01.2002, edited by Sarah Kolbe

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
  -
Trilobita indet. Walch 1771 trilobite
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena sp. Dalman 1828
"rhomboidalis"
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Protathyris sp., "Athyris cf. grandis" = Spirigerella grandis
"Athyris cf. grandis" = Spirigerella grandis Davidson 1862
 Spiriferida - Adolfiidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
 Spiriferida - Xenomartiniidae
Quadrithyris robusta
var. shiqilingensis
 Spiriferida -
 Atrypida - Karpinskiidae
 Atrypida - Punctatrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Machaerariidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Anthozoa
 Rugosa -
Rugosa indet. horn coral