Unit 23, Fenxiang Fm., Upper Mbr., Huanghuachang and Yiching, Hubei Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

Where: Hubei, China (33.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.7° N, 145.5° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Fengxiang Formation), Tremadoc (485.4 - 477.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified carbonate and 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 4727: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 18.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Psilocephalina sp. Hsu 1948 trilobite
Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida -
Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
Tritoechia sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1936
Conodonta
 Conodontophorida -
Tropodus sp. conodont
Paroistodus sp. Lindström 1971 conodont
  -
Triangulodus sp. van Wamel 1974 conodont
  - Strachanognathidae
Cornuodus sp. conodont
  -
Acodus sp. Pander 1856 conodont
  - Serratognathidae
 Protopanderodontida -
Drepanoistodus sp. Lindstrom 1971 conodont
Paltodus sp. Pander 1856 conodont
 Protopanderodontida - Protopanderodontidae
Drepanodus sp. Pander 1856 conodont
Demospongea
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Archaeoscyphia sp. Hinde 1889 demosponge
Chlorophyceae
  - Receptaculitidae
Calathium sp. Billings 1865