Hsia-Kang-Yao section, 3.5 miles southeast of Yen-tai colliery (Ordovician of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.4° N, 123.4° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 127.0° E)

When: Kangyao Member (Majiagou Formation), Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

• Actinoceras Zone

Environment/lithology: gray limestone

• Moderately thick-bedded,gray, arenaceous limestones crossed irregularly by many fissures now filledby calcite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: R. Endo. 1932. The Canadian and Ordovician formations and fossils of South Manchuria. United States National Museum Bulletin 164:1-149 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163054: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 09.10.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae
Donaldiella pagodai, Ectomaria adelina, "Lophospira yentaiensis" = Lophospira perangulata, "Lophospira turritiformis" = Lophospira perangulata, "Lophospira aojii" = Lophospira perangulata, "Lophospira manchuriensis" = Lophospira rectistriata, "Lophospira selecta" = Lophospira selecta, "Lophospira grabaui" = Lophospira selecta
Donaldiella pagodai Endo 1932 snail
Lophospira producta pagodai
Ectomaria adelina Billings 1865 snail
"Lophospira yentaiensis" = Lophospira perangulata Hall 1847 snail
"Lophospira turritiformis" = Lophospira perangulata Hall 1847 snail
"Lophospira aojii" = Lophospira perangulata Hall 1847 snail
"Lophospira manchuriensis" = Lophospira rectistriata Raymond 1908 snail
"Lophospira selecta" = Lophospira selecta Billings 1865 snail
"Lophospira grabaui" = Lophospira selecta Billings 1865 snail
 Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae
"Eotomaria ulrichi" = Palaeoschisma ulrichi
"Eotomaria ulrichi" = Palaeoschisma ulrichi Endo 1932 snail
 Euomphalina - Holopeidae
"Eotomaria barbouri" = Raphistomina barbouri
"Eotomaria barbouri" = Raphistomina barbouri Grabau 1922 snail