Qianheishan Formation, Jingyuan, Gansu Province (Carboniferous to of China)

Where: Gansu, China (36.6° N, 104.7° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 57.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Qianheishan Formation, Tournaisian to Tournaisian (358.9 - 330.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, red sandstone and lithified siltstone

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: N. Wang, J. Fan, and W. Wang. 2004. Early Carboniferous Fishes (Acanthodian, Actinopterygians, and Chondrichthyes) from the East Sector of North Qilian Mountain, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(2):89-110 [M. Clapham/P. Elliott]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 120300: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Phillip Elliott on 10.11.2011

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Chondrichthyes
 Bransonelliformes -
Bransonella sp. Harlton 1933 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi -
Acanthodes guizhouensis Wang and Turner 1985 elasmobranch