Shi-hwui-yau (Permian of China)

Also known as Shihuiyao

Where: Hubei, China (30.2° N, 110.0° E: paleocoordinates 6.8° N, 96.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Pyritic carbonaceous shale adjacent to Nr. 1 coal seam (presumably from Longtan Formation)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, pyritic, carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen in 1869

Primary reference: F. Frech. 1911. Obere Neodyas von Hunan (Hwang-I-Kang am Lui-Ho, oberhalb Lui-Yang-Hsien) aus Ngan-Whei und Hupei. In F. von Richthofen (ed.), China: Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen und Darauf Gegr√ľndeter Studien 5:184-194 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139300: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Trigoniida - Schizodidae
"Schizodus rotundatus" = Schizodus schlotheimi
"Schizodus rotundatus" = Schizodus schlotheimi Geinitz 1841 clam