Shaijingpo section, lower [Changyuchun Fm] (Devonian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (25.5° N, 100.5° E: paleocoordinates 12.3° S, 122.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Changyuchun Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From the Changyuchun Fm, which is unconformably overlain by Quaternary sediments. AGE: Givetian, on the basis of microfossil biostratigraphy. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From the lower part of the formation.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, cherty/siliceous shale

• SPECIFIC LITHOLOGY: Black thinly ribbon-bedded siliceous rocks. LITHIFICATION: Lithified, on the basis of facies description and sample preparation techniques.

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NIGPAS

• COLLECTOR: Presumably the authors. REPOSITORY: Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica, Nanjing, China.

Primary reference: Y. Wang, J. C. Aitchison, and H. Luo. 2003. Devonian radiolarian faunas from South China. Micropaleontology 49(2):127-145 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90904: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 24.08.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• COVERAGE: Exhaustive for radiolaria. NOMENCLATURE: Authoritative publication, with modern nomenclature and species-resolution identifications.
 Entactinaria -
 Entactinaria - Tetrentactiniidae
Spongentactinella cf. corynacantha Nazarov and Ormiston 1983
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
 Entactinaria - Pylentonemidae