KanKing Fm., YinGan, KePin Co., XinJiang Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

Where: XinJiang, China (41.0° N, 79.0° E: paleocoordinates 32.9° S, 114.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: KanKing Formation, Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; concretionary, gray, argillaceous limestone

• Purplish-red nodular muddy limestone and gray muddy limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. S. Zhang. 1981. Stratigraphic table of northwestern region of China: XinJiang Province part. Geological Publishing House, Beijing, China (Original source resides with A. Miller) [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 20802: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 07.06.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Trinodus sp. M'Coy 1846 trilobite
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
"Actinopeltis sp." = Cheirurus (Actinopeltis) Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Stubblefieldia sp. Prantl and Pribyl 1947 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
"Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus
"Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus Koroleva 1959 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Isotelus sp. Dekay 1824 trilobite
Birmanites sp. Sheng 1934 trilobite
 Asaphida - Cyclopygidae
Cyclopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
Microparia sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Nileus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Asaphida - Dionididae
Dionide sp. Barrande 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Lonchodomas sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Lophospira sp. Whitfield 1886 snail
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus sp. de Montfort 1810 snail
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
Ecculiomphalus sp. Portlock 1843 snail
 Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae
Michelinoceras sp. Foerste 1932
 Orthocerida - Lituitidae
Trilacinoceras sp. Sweet 1958
Cyclolituites sp. Remelé 1886
Sinoceras sp. Shimizu et al. 1935
 Tarphycerida - Trocholitidae
Trocholites sp. Conrad 1838
Discoceras sp. Barrande 1867
 Oncocerida - Oncoceratidae
Cyrtorizoceras sp. Hyatt 1900
Richardsonoceras sp. Foerste 1932
Ctenoceras sp. Noetling 1884