Sankou, Hengchun Peninsula (Pleistocene of Taiwan)

Where: Taiwan (22.0° N, 120.7° E: paleocoordinates 22.0° N, 120.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Szekou Formation, Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal; poorly lithified, massive, blue claystone

• Loosely cemented, thick, massive dark blue clay, rich in fossils

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Central Geological Survey, Taiwan

Primary reference: C. C. K. Fong. 1989. Brachiopods from the Hengchun Peninsula: II. Brachiopods from the Maanshan mudstone and the Szekou Formation. Bulletin of the Central Geological Survey 5:101-111 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186807: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Terebratalia tenuis Hayasaka 1922
 Terebratulida - Frenulinidae
Pictothyris picta Dillwyn 1817
Pictothyris elegans Yabe and Hatai 1936
 Terebratulida - Laqueidae
Laqueus orbicularis Yabe and Hatai 1934