Upper portion of unit 42, Miaopo Fm., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., Ch (Ordovician to of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.8° N, 133.8° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Miaopo Formation, Middle Llandeilo to Middle Llandeilo (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified, silty shale and carbonate

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 4710: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 17.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Corynexochida - Illaenidae
Illaenus sp. Dalman 1827 trilobite
 Agnostida - Metagnostidae
Geragnostus sp. Howell 1935 trilobite
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
Reedocalymene sp. Kobayashi 1951 trilobite
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Birmanites sp. Sheng 1934 trilobite
 Asaphida - Raphiophoridae
Miaopopsis sp. Lu 1965 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Grorudiidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
Anisopleurella sp. Cooper 1956
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
Sericoidea sp. Lindström 1953
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites sp. Williams 1962
Rhynchonellata
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
Cephalopoda
 Orthocerida - Baltoceratidae
Bactroceras sp. Holm 1898
 Orthocerida - Lituitidae
Lituites sp. Bertrand 1763
 Endocerida -
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Pygodus sp. conodont
 Belodellida - Dapsilodontidae
Dapsilodus sp. Cooper 1976 conodont
 Panderodontida - Panderodontidae
Panderodus sp. Ethington 1959 conodont
 Prioniodontida - Balognathidae
  - Strachanognathidae
Graptolithina
 Bireclinata -
Climacograptus sp. Hall 1865 climacograptid