Guemdae-chon (Ordovician to of South Korea)

Also known as Taebaeksan Basin

Where: Kangweondo (Gangwon-do), South Korea (37.1° N, 129.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.2° S, 135.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Maggol Formation (Taebaek Group), Arenig to Arenig (478.6 - 463.5 Ma)

• The Maggol Formation is a subunit of the Taebaek Group and is Arenigian to earliest Llanvirnian in age (see Woo & Chough, 2005, Geosci. J. 11(4)).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: peritidal; limestone and dolomite

• The Maggol Formation comprises peritidal cycles with deposits representing shallow subtidal to supratidal facies (Woo, 1999).
• For lithologies of the Maggol Formation of the Taebaeksan Basin see Woo (1999, Geosci. J. 3(3)).

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C.-S. Yun. 1999. Ordovician cephalopods from the Maggol Formation of Korea. Paleontological Research 3(3):202-221 [B. Kröger/T. Liebrecht/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 89545: authorized by Björn Kröger, entered by Torsten Liebrecht on 30.05.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Endocerida - Manchuroceratidae
Manchuroceras tenuise n. sp.
possibly not the original combination