Materials and Methods

  • Wei-Hong HeEmail author
  • G. R. Shi
  • Ting-Lu Yang
  • Yong-Biao Wang
Part of the New Records of the Great Dying in South China book series (NRGDSC)


Brachiopods collected from siliceous mudstone facies, including Hushan, Majiashan, Rencunping, Xinmin, Duanshan, Shaiwa, Xiejiaping, Dengcaoba, Dongpan, Paibi and Liuqiao sections, are devoid of abrasional signs. In these sections, they occur sparsely on bedding surfaces and occasionally have articulated valves. These taphonomic features indicate that the brachiopods have been preserved mostly in situ, with little postmortem transportation and reworking.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei-Hong He
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. R. Shi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ting-Lu Yang
    • 4
  • Yong-Biao Wang
    • 5
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology, School of Earth SciencesChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Life and Environmental SciencesBurwoodAustralia
  3. 3.Deakin UniversityGeelongAustralia
  4. 4.Faculty of GeosciencesEast China University of TechnologyNanchangChina
  5. 5.School of Earth SciencesChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina

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