Special Papers in Palaeontology, published by The Palaeontological Association, is a series of substantial separate works conforming to the style of the Palaeontology journal. Two issues are published each year and feature high standard illustrations.* Studies the Middle Ordovician Dashaba Formation in southern Sichuan Province, China.* Investigates the 50m-thick succession of calcareous and silty mudstones with calcareous nodules and limestone lenses which contains rich, diverse, brachiopod fauna.* Brings together researchers, geologists and enthusiasts who continue to find material of significance.* Includes 16 plates, 2 tables and 17 text-figures.
Ren-Bin Zhan and Jisuo Jin are both members of The Palaeontological Association.