Beds 50-51, Graptolite Shale Mbr, Wufeng Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei P: Wufeng - Rawtheyan, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Arachiniograptus sp.
Pseudoretiograptus sp.
Trilobita - Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917
Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Paromalomena sp. Rong 1984
Manosia sp. Zeng 1983
Craniata - Trimerellida - Trimerellidae
Eodinobolus sp. Rowell 1963
Craniata - Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
Sanxiaella sp.
synonym of Pseudopholidops
Pterobranchia - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus sp. Lapworth 1873
Diplograptus sp.
Amplexograptus sp.
Tangyagraptus sp.
Paraorthograptus sp.
Pterobranchia - Bireclinata - Lasiograptidae
Orthoretiolites sp. Whittington 1954
Paraplegmatograptus sp. Mu and Lin 1984
Yinograptus sp. Mu 1962
Pterobranchia - Bireclinata
Climacograptus sp. Hall 1865
see common names

Country:China State/province:Hubei
Coordinates: 33.0° North, 111.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:5.6° North, 131.5° East
Geographic resolution:local area
Period:Ordovician Epoch:Late/Upper Ordovician
*Period:Late/Upper Ordovician *Epoch:Middle Ashgill
*International age/stage:Cautleyan - Rawtheyan *Local age/stage:Early/Lower - Middle Wufeng
Key time interval:Wufeng - Rawtheyan
Age range of interval:455.80000 - 443.70000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Formation:Wufeng Member:Graptolite Shale
Local bed:50-51
Stratigraphic resolution:member
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:black,gray lithified sandstone
Secondary lithology: claystone
Environment:marine indet.
Geology comments: Black-gray sandstone with black graptolitic dolomitic mica-rich claystone
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:4688
Authorizer:A. Miller Enterer:P. Novack-Gottshall
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:1999-08-17 12:00:45 Last modified:1999-08-18 07:36:13
Access level:the public Released:2000-11-20 13:53:23
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

287. X. Wang, L. Xian, S. Ni, Q. Zheng, G. Xu, T. Zhou, C. Lai and Z. Li. 1987. Biostratigraphy of the Yangtze Gorge Area. Part (2) Early Paleozoic Era. Geological Publishing House, Beijing 43-142 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]