Northwester Guizhou (Ordovician of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (27.8° N, 106.9° E: paleocoordinates 13.5° N, 131.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nemagraptus gracilis graptolite zone, Upper Member (Shihtzupu Formation), Caradoc (460.9 - 449.5 Ma)

• Upper half of formation is early Caradoc.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; brown, gray mudstone and brown, gray shale

• grey and grey-brownish mudstone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. R. M. Cocks and R.-b. Zhan. 1998. Caradoc brachiopods from the Shan States, Burma (Myanmar). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum (Geology) 54:109 -130 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186302: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 19.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae
 Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae
 Strophomenida - Grorudiidae
"Leptellina sinensis" = Railtonella sinensis
"Leptellina sinensis" = Railtonella sinensis Xu 1974
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
"Aegironetes minuta" = Aegiria, Chonetoidea sp.
"Aegironetes minuta" = Aegiria
Chonetoidea sp. Jones 1928
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
Anoptambonites sp. Williams 1962
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Kiaeromena sp. Spjeldnaes 1957
? Rafinesquina sp. Hall and Clarke 1892
 Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Rhynchonellata
 Pentamerida - Porambonitidae
 Pentamerida - Tetralobulidae
 Protorthida - Skenidiidae
Skenidioides sp. Schuchert and Cooper 1931
 Orthida - Productorthidae
Lingulata
 Lingulida - Obolidae
Lingulella sp. Salter 1866
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
"Philhedrella sp." = Petrocrania
"Philhedrella sp." = Petrocrania Raymond 1910