Beds 50-51, Graptolite Shale Mbr, Wufeng Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei P (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)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, gray sandstone and claystone

• Black-gray sandstone with black graptolitic dolomitic mica-rich claystone

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 4688: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Odontopleurida - Odontopleuridae
Leonaspis sp. Richter and Richter 1917 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
Paromalomena sp. Rong 1984
Brachiopoda
 Articulata -
Manosia sp. Zeng 1983
Craniata
 Trimerellida - Trimerellidae
Eodinobolus sp. Rowell 1963
 Craniopsida - Craniopsidae
"Sanxiaella sp." = Pseudopholidops
"Sanxiaella sp." = Pseudopholidops
Graptolithina
 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus sp. Lapworth 1873 diplograptoid
Diplograptus sp. diplograptoid
Amplexograptus sp. diplograptoid
 Graptoloida -
 Bireclinata - Lasiograptidae
Orthoretiolites sp. Whittington 1954 lasiograptid
Paraplegmatograptus sp. Mu and Lin 1984 lasiograptid
Yinograptus sp. Mu 1962 lasiograptid
 Bireclinata -
Climacograptus sp. Hall 1865 climacograptid