Ceshui Formation, Locality 2, Songshanxia Res. (Carboniferous of China)

Where: Guangdong, China (23.9° N, 113.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.5° S, 96.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ceshui Formation, Jiusian (345.3 - 339.4 Ma)

• Datangian stage, correlated via stratigraphy.org

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified, silty mudstone and coal

• Mustone and silty mudstone inercalated with coal beds, 52 m

Primary reference: R. Zhang and J. Pojeta. 1986. New bivalves from the Datang Stage, Lower Carboniferous, Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Paleontology 60(3):669-679 [S. Peters/S. Peters/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55693: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 02.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Echinoconchidae
Echinoconchus elegans Norwood and Pratten 1855
 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Productida - Chonetidae
Chonetes sp. Fischer de Waldheim 1830
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Pectinida -
Fasciculiconcha sp. Newell 1938 scallop
 Cardiidia - Grammysiidae
Glyptoconcha elegans n. gen. n. sp.
Glyptoconcha elegans n. gen. n. sp. Zhang and Pojeta 1986 clam
 Pholadomyida - Edmondiidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nuculopsis sp. Girty 1912 nut clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo guangdongensis n. sp. Zhang and Pojeta 1986 clam
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae