Unit 31, Dawan Fm., Lower Mbr., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 12.8° N, 140.9° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Dawan Formation), Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore shelf; lithified lime mudstone and shale

• Nodular micrite and mudstone

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 4718: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 18.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Clarkellidae
Yangtzeella sp. Kolarova 1925
 Orthida - Paurorthidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Mimella sp. Cooper 1930
Gastropoda
 Euomphalina - Ophiletidae
Ecculiomphalus sp. Portlock 1843 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ellesmerocerida - Bathmoceratidae
Bathmoceras sp. Barrande 1865
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Oistodus sp. conodont
Paroistodus sp. Lindström 1971 conodont
 Ozarkodinida -
Periodon sp. Hadding 1913 conodont
 Prioniodontida - Balognathidae
  - Strachanognathidae
 Protopanderodontida -
Drepanoistodus sp. Lindstrom 1971 conodont
Graptolithina
 Graptoloida - Phyllograptidae
Phyllograptus sp. Hall 1858 graptoloid
 Graptoloida -
Azygograptus sp. Nicholson and Lapworth 1875 graptoloid
 Rhombifera - Hemicosmitidae
Hemicosmites sp. Buch 1840