Bed 48, Linxiang Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

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

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Linxiang Formation, Pusgillian (449.5 - 445.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, argillaceous limestone and sandstone

• Nodular muddy limestone within shale

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 4689: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Paraphillipsinella sp. Lu and Chang 1974 trilobite
Phillipsinella sp. Novak 1885 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Encrinuroides sp. Reed 1931 trilobite
Atractopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Parisoceraurus sp. Zhou 1977 trilobite
Sphaerexochus sp. Beyrich 1845 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
Encrinurella sp., "Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus
Encrinurella sp. Reed 1915 trilobite
"Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus Koroleva 1959 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
"Calymenesum sp." = Calymenesun
"Calymenesum sp." = Calymenesun Kobayashi 1951 trilobite
 Proetida - Telephinidae
Telephina sp. Marek 1952 trilobite
 Asaphida - Remopleurididae
Remopleurides sp. Portlock 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Cyclopygidae
Cyclopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Nileus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Lonchodomas sp. Angelin 1854 trilobite
 Asaphida - Trinucleidae
Nankinolithus sp. Lu 1957 trilobite
 Metacopida -
 Podocopida -
 Conodontophorida -
 Belodellida - Dapsilodontidae
Dapsilodus sp. Cooper 1976 conodont
 Panderodontida - Panderodontidae
Panderodus sp. Ethington 1959 conodont
  - Strachanognathidae
Belodella sp. Ethington 1959 conodont