Bed GLP. Beside road to Laifeng, about 2 km S of Gaoluo (Silurian of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (28.6° N, 108.9° E: paleocoordinates 6.3° N, 126.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Xiushan Formation), Telychian (438.5 - 433.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and mudstone

• Correlation chart indicates BA2-3 based on both shelly and graptolitic faunas.
• "The Upper composed mainly of shale, mudstone, and siltstone intercalated with limestone lenses. It has a thickness of 298 m and is rich in [fossils]..."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: P. A. Jell and J. M. Adrain. 2002. Available generic names for trilobites. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48(2):331-553 [N. Hughes/L. English/M. Hopkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 192934: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 26.04.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Kailia (Parakailia) lata n. sp. Wu 1979 trilobite