Unit 24, Honghuayuan Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China: Arenig, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Clintendoceras sp.
Daobaowanceroides sp.
Eopunctata sp.
Hemicircoceras sp.
Honghuayuangnathus sp.
Kerkoceras sp.
Paraclintendoceras sp.
Pseudopliendoceras sp.
Recurvoceroides sp.
Reniceras sp.
Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Tetralobulidae
Punctolira sp.
Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plectorthidae
Nanorthis sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
Teratoceroides sp. Xu and Lai 1983
"Didymoceras" sp. Lai and Xu 1987
listed as Didymoceras sp. - a Cretaceous ammonite
Cephalopoda - Endocerida - Proterocameroceratidae
Oderoceras sp. Ulrich et al. 1943
Cephalopoda - Endocerida - Manchuroceratidae
Chaohuceras sp. Qi 1980
Manchuroceras sp. Ozaki 1927
Coreanoceras sp. Kobayashi 1931
Cephalopoda - Endocerida - Chihlioceratidae
Chihlioceras sp. Grabau 1922
Cephalopoda - Actinocerida
Hopeioceras sp. Shimuzu and Obata 1936
Conodonta - Conodontophorida
Tropodus sp.
Protopanderodus sp.
Bergstroemognathus sp.
Oistodus sp.
Paroistodus sp. Lindström 1971
Triangulodus sp. van Wamel 1974
Conodonta - Strachanognathidae
Cornuodus sp.
Scalpellodus sp.
Acodus sp. Pander 1856
Conodonta - Serratognathidae
Serratognathus sp.
Conodonta - Protopanderodontida
Paltodus sp. Pander 1856
Conodonta - Protopanderodontida - Protopanderodontidae
Drepanodus sp. Pander 1856
Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae
Archaeoscyphia sp. Hinde 1889
Chlorophyceae - Receptaculitidae
Calathium sp. Billings 1865
see common names

Country:China State/province:Hubei
Coordinates: 33.0° North, 111.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:12.8° North, 140.9° East
Geographic resolution:local area
10 m.y. bin:Ordovician 2
*Period:Early/Lower Ordovician *Epoch:Early/Lower Arenig
Key time interval:Arenig
Age range of interval:478.60000 - 466.00000 m.y. ago
* legacy (obsolete) database fields
Local section:24
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified grainstone
Environment:shallow subtidal indet.
Geology comments: Dark sparry limestone
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:biostratigraphic analysis
Database number:4726
Authorizer:A. Miller Enterer:P. Novack-Gottshall
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:1999-08-18 07:40:31 Last modified:2001-08-16 13:10:33
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]