Qujing. Cuifengshan Assemblage (Devonian of China)

Also known as Achoania-type locality; Locality 17

Where: Yunnan, China (25.5° N, 103.8° E: paleocoordinates 6.3° N, 131.3° E)

When: Xitun Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; lithified mudstone and shale

• It represents a foreshore-shallow water marine environment.
• mudstone and shale intercalated with marl

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Zhu, X. Yu, and P. E. Ahlberg. 2001. A primitive sarcopterygian fish with an eyestalk. Nature 410(6824):81-84 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 162781: authorized by Graeme Lloyd, entered by Graeme Lloyd on 05.10.2014, edited by Pete Wagner

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Pteraspidomorpha
  - Thelodontidae
Nostolepis sp. Pander 1856
Galeaspida
  -
 Polybranchiaspidiformes - Polybranchiaspididae
 Huananaspidiformes - Huananaspidae
 Eugaleaspidiformes - Eugaleaspididae
Osteichthyes
 Antiarcha -
Phymolepis cuifengshanensis armour-plated fish
Phymolepis guoruii armour-plated fish
Yunnanolepis chii armour-plated fish
Yunnanolepis parvus armour-plated fish
Yunnanolepis porifera armour-plated fish
Yunnanolepis sp. Liu 1963 armour-plated fish
Zhanjilepis aspratilis armour-plated fish
Zhanjilepis sp. Zhang 1978 armour-plated fish
  -
Achoania jarvikii n. gen. n. sp. Zhu et al. 2001 lobe-finned fish
V6235
Psarolepis romeri Yu 1998 lobe-finned fish
Youngolepis praecursor lobe-finned fish
Youngolepis sp. Chang and Yu 1981 lobe-finned fish
 Dipnotetrapodomorpha -
Diabolepis speratus Chang and Yu 1984 lobe-finned fish
Styloichthys changae Zhu and Yu 2002 lobe-finned fish