Hongshiya Fm., YuangJiang-ShiPin, YuanJiang Co., YunNan Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

Where: YunNan, China (24.0° N, 102.0° E: paleocoordinates 24.5° N, 138.1° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Hongsiya Formation, Arenig (478.6 - 466.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; lithified, gray, green, yellow sandstone and shale

• grayish green, yellow, gray quartz sandstone and feldspar sandstone with shale

Primary reference: Stratigraphic Group of Yunnan, China. 1978. Regional stratigraphic data of Southwest China, Yunnan Province. Geological Publishing House, Beijing, China [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 7732: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 31.05.2000

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Asaphida - Asaphidae
Psilocephalina sp. Hsu 1948 trilobite
Asaphus sp. Brongniart 1822 trilobite
 Asaphida - Nileidae
Symphysurus sp. Goldfuss 1843 trilobite
 Asaphida - Taihungshaniidae
Taihungshania sp. Sun 1931 trilobite
 Billingsellida - Billingsellidae
 Orthida - Orthidae
 Orthida - Plaesiomyidae
 Orthida - Plectorthidae
Mimella sp. Cooper 1930
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
Cypricardinia sp. Hall 1860 clam
 Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae
Modiolopsis sp. Hall 1847 clam