Ganxi (Ordovician of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (28.3° N, 108.5° E: paleocoordinates 10.2° N, 129.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Protopanderodus insculptus conodont zone, Linhsiang Formation, Katian (453.0 - 445.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, calcareous mudstone

• Calcareous mudstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: L. R. M. Cocks and J.-y. Rong. 1988. A review of the Late Ordovician Foliomena brachiopod fauna with new data from China, Wales, and Poland. Palaeontology 31(1):53-67 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186332: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 20.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

• Figure 3
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae
Aegiromena sp. HavlĂ­cek 1961
 Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae
 Strophomenida - Christianiidae
Christiania nilssoni Sheehan 1973
 Strophomenida - Foliomenidae
Foliomena folium Barrande 1879
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae