Where: China (28.1° N, 86.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.6° S, 45.1° E)
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Shuomo Formation, Tithonian (150.8 - 145.5 Ma)
• STRATIGRAPHIC RELATIONS: From upper Shuomo Fm, which underlies the Tithonian Guchuochun Fm. THICKNESS: From bed within >500 m thick exposure of Shuomo Fm. AGE: Tithonian. STRATIGRAPHIC POSITION: From lowermost part of formation near base of section, below PBDB# 64829.
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: deep-water; poorly lithified, concretionary siltstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: COLLECTOR: Collected during 1980-1981; reported by Gou and Li, 1983. REPOSITORY: Beijing Graduate School, Wuhan College of Geology, China.
Primary reference: L. Xiaochi and J. A. Grant-Mackie. 1988. Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Buchia (Bivalvia) from southern Tibet, and some wider considerations. Alcheringa 12:249-268 [A. Hendy/A. Hendy] more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 64830: authorized by Austin Hendy, entered by Austin Hendy on 17.09.2006
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