AFL 159 Dakengwu (lower beds) (Silurian of China)

Where: ZheJiang, China (29.5° N, 118.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.4° S, 123.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Akidograptus ascensus graptolite zone, Anji Formation, Rhuddanian (443.4 - 440.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, silty limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Rong, B. Huang, R. B. Zhan and D. A. Harper. 2013. Latest Ordovician and earliest Silurian brachiopods succeeding the Hirnantia fauna in south-east China. Special Papers in Palaeontology 90:1-142 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188392: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 30.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae
 Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae
Leptaena rugosa Dalman 1828
 Athyridida - Meristellidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae
 Pentamerida - Virgianidae
 Atrypida - Atrypinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
? Rostricellula sp. Ulrich and Cooper 1942
Thebesia thebesensis Foerste 1909
 Orthida - Rhipidomellidae
 Orthida - Dalmanellidae
Levenea llandoveriana Williams 1951
 Orthida - Glyptorthidae
 Orthida - Cathaysiorthidae
 Orthida - Hesperorthidae