Fengxiang Fm., BaMianShan, Hunan and Hubei Provinces, China (Ordovician of China)

Where: Hunan and Hubei, China (30.0° N, 111.0° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 142.9° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, dolomitic, gray limestone and shale

• dark gray limestone, dolomitic limestone, and shale

Primary reference: Stratigraphic Group of Central South China. 1974. Regional stratigraphic data of central South China. Geological Publishing House, Beijing, China [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 7719: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 31.05.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Trilobita
 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Psilocephalina sp. Hsu 1948 trilobite
 Asaphida - Taihungshaniidae
Tungtzuella sp. Lu 1957 trilobite
Asaphopsis sp. Mansuy 1920 trilobite
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Clarkellidae
Yangtzeella sp. Kolarova 1925
 Orthida - Orthidae
Bivalvia
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiolopsis sp. Hall 1847 clam
Graptolithina
 Dendroidea -
Callograptus sp. graptolite
 Dendroidea - Dendrograptidae
Dictyonema sp. Hall 1851 graptolite