Bed 22 of the upper Shetianqiao Fm, Shetianqiao section, Hunan (Devonian of China)

Where: Hunan, China (27.1° N, 112.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.7° S, 109.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shetianqiao Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

• L. Pa. Rhenana zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; cherty/siliceous marl

• inter-reef basinal
• thin bedded marlstone and siliceous marlstone

Collection methods: Illustrated specimens are housed in the Department of Geology, Peking University in Beijing (abbreviated PUM).

Primary reference: X.-P. Ma, Y.-L. Sun, W.-C. Hao and W.-H. Liao. 2002. Rugose corals and brachiopods across the Frasnian-Famennian boundary in central Hunan, South China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47(2):373-396 [A. Miller/J. Sessa/J. Sessa]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 40956: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 04.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods and corals are listed as rare (R), common (C), or abundant (A).
 Productida - Chonetidae
? Rhyssochonetes sp.
Rhyssochonetes ? sp. 1
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Atrypida - Atrypidae