JM18 - Mulinlong (Ordovician of China)

Where: Jiangxi, China (28.7° N, 118.5° E: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 124.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tangyagraptus typicus graptolite zone, Lower Member (Changwu Formation), Ashgillian (449.5 - 443.7 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified, calcareous mudstone

• Clayey mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Zhan and Jin in 2003

Primary reference: R.-b. Zhan, J.-y. Rong, J. Jin and L.R.M. Cocks. 2002. Late Ordovician brachiopod communities of southeast China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39:445-468 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186278: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 19.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Orthotetida - Triplesiidae
 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
"Sowerbyella sinensis" = Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) sinensis Wang and Jin 1964
Metambonites meritus Rong and Zhan 1995
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Virgianidae
"Tcherskidium jiangshanensis" = Deloprosopus jiangshanensis
"Tcherskidium jiangshanensis" = Deloprosopus jiangshanensis Liu et al. 1983
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Sphenotretidae