Bed 49, Graptolite Shale Mbr, Wufeng Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov. (Ordovician to of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.6° N, 131.5° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Graptolite Shale Member (Wufeng Formation), Wufeng to Wufeng (449.5 - 445.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, gray, silty shale

• black to gray quartz silt mudstone

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 4686: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Conotreta sp. Walcott 1889
Craniata
 Trimerellida - Trimerellidae
Eodinobolus sp. Rowell 1963
Graptolithina
 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus sp. Lapworth 1873 diplograptoid
"Orthoretiograptus sp." = Parareteograptus Mu 1974 diplograptoid
Amplexograptus sp. diplograptoid
 Graptoloida -
 Bireclinata - Lasiograptidae
Phormograptus sp. Whittington 1955 lasiograptid
Orthoretiolites sp. Whittington 1954 lasiograptid
Paraplegmatograptus sp. Mu and Lin 1984 lasiograptid
 Bireclinata -
Dicellograptus sp. Hopkinson 1871 graptoloid
Climacograptus sp. Hall 1865 climacograptid