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TJ201, Layer 5, Jinshandian, Daye County (Jurassic of China)

Where: Hubei, China (30.1° N, 114.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.9° N, 120.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wuchang Formation, Toarcian (183.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• Bed 5 is in lower part of Formation. Wuchang Flora referred to "late Liassic."

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black, carbonaceous shale

• Foreland basin of Dabei orogen

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: Repository: Beijing Natural History Museum

Primary reference: Y. C. Hong. 1985. Early Jurassic fossil insects from Daye of Hubei Province. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 15:181-187 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 156562: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.05.2014

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