Also known as Chuanshangou section, Chuanshangou Formation, near Haoluge, China
Where: Qinghai, China (37.0° N, 96.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.2° S, 56.3° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Middle Member (Chuanshangou Formation), Tournaisian (358.9 - 346.7 Ma)
• Accoroding to the scheme proposed by Wang(1987,1990), the Early Carboniferous sequence is bracketed between the underlying Ordovician and overlaying Upper Carboniferous, and comprises the Chuanshangou, Chengqianggou, and Huaitoutala Formations in ascending order.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: offshore; lithified siltstone and lithified mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Collected by Li-Pei Zhan from 1976 to 1983. The specimens are housed in the Department of Invertebrate Paleontology, Museum of Victoria (NMV P).
Primary reference: Z. Q. Chen, G. R. Shi, and L. P. Zhan. 2003. Early Carboniferous athyridid brachiopods from the Qaidam Basin, northwest China. Journal of Paleontology 77(5):844-862 [J. Alroy/C. Simpson/C. Simpson]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 41467: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Carl Simpson on 14.07.2004
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