Beds 46-47, Linxiang Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China (Ordovician to of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.2° N, 133.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Linxiang Formation, Actonian to Actonian (455.8 - 449.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified limestone

• Nodular limestone (probably within shales)

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 4690: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Styginidae
Paraphillipsinella sp. Lu and Chang 1974 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Atractopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Phacopida - Cheiruridae
Paraceraurus sp. Männil 1958 trilobite
 Phacopida - Pliomeridae
"Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus
"Hammatocnemis sp." = Ovalocephalus Koroleva 1959 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
"Calymenesum sp." = Calymenesun
"Calymenesum sp." = Calymenesun Kobayashi 1951 trilobite
 Ptychopariida - Shumardiidae
Shumardia sp. Billings 1862 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
Ostracoda
 Metacopida -
Octonaria sp. ostracod
Longiscula sp. ostracod
 Beyrichiacea - Eurychilinidae
Primitiella sp. Ulrich 1894 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Podocopida - Bairdiocyprididae
Silenis sp. ostracod
 Podocopida -
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Baltoceratidae
 Tarphycerida - Trocholitidae
Discoceras sp. Barrande 1867
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
  - Strachanognathidae
  -
"Acontiodus sp." = Acodus
"Acontiodus sp." = Acodus Pander 1856 conodont
 Protopanderodontida - Protopanderodontidae
Drepanodus sp. Pander 1856 conodont