Bed 24 of the upper Shetianqiao Fm, Shetianqiao section, Hunan (Devonian of China)

Where: Hunan, China (27.1° N, 112.0° E: paleocoordinates 3.8° S, 108.7° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shetianqiao Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• C-H of bed C8, less than a meter thick.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; marl

• deeper than the Shetianqiao section, inter-reef basinal.

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 40966: authorized by Arnold Miller, entered by Jocelyn Sessa on 04.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods are listed as rare (R), common (C), or abundant (A).
 Productida - Sentosiidae
 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Productidae
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae