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Volume 28 Issue 4
Jul 2017
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Mason Roger, Yuejie Li, Kenan Cao, Long Yu, Zhen-Bing She. Ediacaran Macrofossils in Shunyang Valley, Sixi, Three Gorges District, Hubei Province, China. Journal of Earth Science, 2017, 28(4): 614-621. doi: 10.1007/s12583-017-0773-1
Citation: Mason Roger, Yuejie Li, Kenan Cao, Long Yu, Zhen-Bing She. Ediacaran Macrofossils in Shunyang Valley, Sixi, Three Gorges District, Hubei Province, China. Journal of Earth Science, 2017, 28(4): 614-621. doi: 10.1007/s12583-017-0773-1

Ediacaran Macrofossils in Shunyang Valley, Sixi, Three Gorges District, Hubei Province, China

doi: 10.1007/s12583-017-0773-1
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  • Corresponding author: Zhen-Bing She,
  • Received Date: 25 Apr 2017
  • Accepted Date: 31 May 2017
  • Publish Date: 01 Aug 2017
  • Previously undescribed Ediacaran macrofossils are documented in and close to a quarry southwest of Zigui in Shunyang Valley, near Sixi Village, Yangtze Three Gorges region, Hubei Province, China. Discoidal impressions, vendotaenids, and a new branching form occur in bedded carbonates through the entire 235 m thickness of the Dengying Formation. The quarry and nearby outcrops in the stream valley have significant potential for further discoveries of Ediacaran macrofossils.


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