Unit 43, Shizipu Fm, Honghauyuan and Tongzi, Guizhou Prov., China (Ordovician of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (28.0° N, 107.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 132.4° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Shizipu Formation, Llandeilo (461.1 - 458.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous shale and limestone

• shale and muddy limestone

Primary reference: R. Wang. 1981. Stratigraphic Summary of the Southwestern Region of China. Institute of Geology and Mine Deposit at Chengdu, Ministry of Geology (not published, copy of article deposited with A. I. Miller at the University of Cincinnati, received through S. Mao) 14-61 [A. Miller/P. Novack-Gottshall]more details

PaleoDB collection 5141: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Phil Novack-Gottshall on 31.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Graptoloidea - Lasiograptidae
Gymnograptus sp. lasiograptid
 Graptoloidea - Retiolitidae
 Sphaeronitida - Aristocystitidae
 Phacopida - Calymenidae
"Pharostoma sp." = Prionocheilus
"Pharostoma sp." = Prionocheilus Rouault 1847 trilobite