Nanbiancun (Bed 50) [Rongxian Fm] (Devonian of China)

Where: China (25.3° N, 110.3° E: paleocoordinates 2.0° S, 107.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rongxian Formation, Early/Lower Famennian (376.1 - 370.6 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Rongxian Fm (Givetian-Tournaisian), which overlies the Tangjiawan Fm (Givetian) AGE: Devonian, early Famennian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From bed 50, not far below the Devonian side of -Devonian-Carboniferousboundary.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, shelly/skeletal limestone

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Coquina limestone. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of figured specimens.

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: bulk, surface (float), surface (in situ), sieve,

• COLLECTORS: Unknown. REPOSITORY: Not stated in text.

Primary reference: D. Chen. 2010. Devonian-Carboniferous Carbonates around Guilin, South China: Stratigraphy and Sedimentology. 2010 IGCP – 580 Meeting November 28-December 4 Guilin, South China: Applications of Magnetic Susceptibility on Paleozoic Rocks 1-29 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 162317: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 22.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for macro fossils. NOMENCLATURE: Not an authoritative publication, but with modern nomenclature, and species-resolution identifications.
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
 Platycopida - Paraparchitidae
 Myalinida - Ambonychiidae
Mytilarca chemungensis Conrad 1842 clam
 Ostreida - Pterineidae
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia sp. Hall 1860 clam
 Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae
 Euomphalina - Euomphalidae
Straparollus sp. de Montfort 1810 snail
Straparollus aequalis Sowerby 1815 snail
 Euomphalina - Platyceratidae
Platyceras cf. vetusta Sowerby 1829 snail
"Platyceras (Orthonychia) acutirostris" = Palaeocapulus acutirostre Hall 1856 snail
 Euomphalina - Craspedostomatidae
 Clymeniida - Cymaclymeniidae
Cymaclymenia sp. Hyatt 1884 ammonite
 Clymeniida - Wocklumeriidae
Wocklumeria sphaeroides Richter 1848 ammonite
 Goniatitida - Sporadoceratidae
 Rhabdomesida - Rhomboporidae
Rhombopora sp. Meek 1872
 Conodontophorida -
 Ozarkodinida - Palmatolepidae
 Ozarkodinida - Polygnathidae
 Granatocrinida - Granatocrinidae
Mesoblastus sp. Etheridge and Carpenter 1886
 Productida - Strophalosiidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae
Schuchertella sp. Girty 1904
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptagonia analoga Phillips 1836
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Terebratulida -
 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
 Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae
Punctospirifer sp. North 1920
 Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
 Spiriferida - Martiniidae
 Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
 Auloporida - Roemeriidae
Pseudoroemeripora sp. Koksharskaya 1965 tabulate coral
 Auloporida - Romingeriidae
 Stauriida - Hapsiphyllidae