Jiangshan (Ordovician of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (28.7° N, 118.6° E: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 124.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Paraorthograptus pacificus graptolite zone, Changwu Formation, Ashgillian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• Middle Ashgill

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified shale and lithified limestone

• yellowish green shale with intercalated thin-bedded sandstones and calcareous nodules

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. Jin, R.-B. Zhan, and J.-Y. Rong. 2006. Taxonomic reassessment of two virgianid brachiopod genera from the Upper Ordovician and Lower Silurian of South China. Journal of Paleontology 80(1):72-82 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 164172: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 24.11.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Pentamerida - Virgianidae
"Eoconchidium jiangshanensis n. sp." = Deloprosopus jiangshanensis
"Eoconchidium jiangshanensis n. sp." = Deloprosopus jiangshanensis Liu et al. 1983