AFT- X146. Querqueke, Kuruktag (Ordovician of China)

Where: Xinjian, China (41.2° N, 87.6° E: paleocoordinates 31.5° S, 118.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dicellograptus complanatus graptolite zone, Yinpingshan Formation, Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• Overlies Yuanbaoshan formation. Unit 1 within formation.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; silty mudstone

• Multicoloured silty mudstone with a few intercalations of thin-bedded sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. B. Zhan, J. Y. Rong, J. S. Jin, Y. Liang, W. W. Yuan, Y. D. Zhang, and Y. Wang. 2014. Discovery of a Late Ordovician Foliomena fauna in the Tarim desert, Northwest China. Palaeoworld 23:125-142 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185165: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 14.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Graptolithina
 Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae
Amplexograptus manitoulinensis Caley 1936 diplograptoid
 Bireclinata - Normalograptidae
Normalograptus angustus Perner 1895 graptoloid