Ceshui Formation, Locality 5, Qintang Village (Carboniferous of China)

Where: Guangdong, China (22.9° N, 113.0° E: paleocoordinates 7.7° S, 96.7° 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: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, gray mudstone and lithified sandstone

• gray mudstone intercalated with sandstone

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 55698: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Shanan Peters on 03.11.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Productida - Monticuliferidae
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
Neocypricardinia simplex n. sp. Zhang and Pojeta 1986 clam
 Solemyida - Solemyidae
"Solemya primaeva" = Acharax primaeva, Solemya parallela
"Solemya primaeva" = Acharax primaeva Phillips 1836 Awning Clam
Solemya parallela Awning Clam
Neuropteris gigantea
"Neuropteris gigantea" = Paripteris gigantea
"Neuropteris gigantea" = Paripteris gigantea Sternberg 1825