Zhangmu bed 10 (Devonian of China)

Also known as Graying magnifica guangxiensis Community

Where: Guangxi, China (22.0° N, 110.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.7° N, 124.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beijuntang Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• Monograptus hercynicus occurs above and below.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; red, yellow mudstone

• "The overall environment suggests deep water and a soft substrate..."
• Yellowish violet mudstone. Most of the shells are articulated...autochthonous

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Numbers of individuals given in Figure 12.3.

Primary reference: Y. Shipu, A. J. Boucot, and C. Wang. 1999. Early Devonian brachiopod and trace fossil communitires from southeastern Guangxi. In A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities - a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 139-163 [M. Foote/M. Foote/S. Kolbe]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41053: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 06.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Brachiopods only
 Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae
 Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae
"Grayina magnifica" = Anastrophia (Grayina)
"Grayina magnifica" = Anastrophia (Grayina)