Units 43-44, Miaopo Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China (Ordovician to of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.7° N, 134.9° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Miaopo Formation, Costonian to Costonian (460.9 - 455.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, silty 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 4708: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Trinodus sp. M'Coy 1846 trilobite
 Phacopida - Encrinuridae
Atractopyge sp. Hawle and Corda 1847 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Birmanites sp. Sheng 1934 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Ampyx sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida -
Euprimitia sp. ostracod
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Grorudiidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Eoplectodonta sp. Kozlowski 1929
 Strophomenida - Leptestiidae
Leangella sp. Opik 1933
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites sp. Williams 1962
 Strophomenida - Christianiidae
Christiania sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Strophomenida - Foliomenidae
"Jielingia sp." = Foliomena
"Jielingia sp." = Foliomena Havlicek 1952
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
Glyptorthis sp. Foerste 1914
Lingulata
 Acrotretida - Acrotretidae
Acrotreta sp. Kutorga 1848
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Lituitidae
Lituites sp. Bertrand 1763
Cyclolituites sp. Remelé 1886
Conodonta
  - Strachanognathidae
Graptolithina
 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Orthograptus sp. Lapworth 1873 diplograptoid
 Graptoloida -
 Bireclinata -
Dicellograptus sp. Hopkinson 1871 graptoloid
Climacograptus sp. Hall 1865 climacograptid