Baqi section, bed 5, Xiangzhou County, Guangxi (Devonian of China)

Where: Guangxi, China (24.0° N, 110.0° E: paleocoordinates 0.4° S, 109.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• Upper triangularis Zone. Frasnian-Famennian boundary at boundary between triangularis and crepida conodont zones.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray limestone

• "area transitional between the benthonic and planktonic facies"
• "light grey thick-bedded limestone...1.8m"

Primary reference: K. Wang and S. Ba. 1988. Faunal changes and events near the Frasnian-Famennian boundary of South China. In N. J. McMillan, A. F. Embry, and D. J. Glass (eds.), Devonian of the World, Volume III. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Calgary, Alberta, Canada 71-78 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40574: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 25.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Conodonta
 Ozarkodinida - Palmatolepidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Pentamerida - Gypidulidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae
Ptychomaletoechia shetienchiaoensis
listed as "Ptychomalotoechia"
 Rhynchonellida - Pugnacidae