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Name:
Zhang Yuandong
Education:
postdoctoral recognition
Research direction:
palaeontology
Academic
title:
Professor
Postal Code:
210008
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categories:
 
Mailing
Address:
39 East Beijing Road, Nanjing 210008, China
E-mail:
ydzhang@nigpas.ac.cn

Resume:

Education: 

  B.Sc.—Geology and Mineral Resources Exploration, Changchun College of Geology, China. 1983-1987. 

  M.Sc.—Stratigraphy and Palaeontology. Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica, 1987-1990. Thesis: “Isolated Wenlock graptolites from Arctic Canada”. Supervisers: Profs. Mu En-zhi & Chen Xu. 

  Ph.D.—Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica, 1990-1993. Dissertation: “On the Arenig—Llanvirn graptolite fauna from the Ningkuo Formation and its evolutionary model”, Supervisers: Profs. Lu Yan-hao & Chen Xu. 

Professional Experiences: 

  June, 1993—June, 1994: Assistant Researcher (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica) 

  July, 1994—June, 1996: Associate Researcher (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica) 

  July, 1996—June, 1997: Visiting scientist (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada) 

  Feb., 1997—Nov., 1998: Post-Doctor Fellowship & Associate Researcher (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica 

  Dec., 1998—Oct., 2000: Research Professor (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica. During Nov. 1999—Feb. 2000: visiting scientist in Natural History Museum, London) 

  Nov., 2000—Jan., 2003: Max-Planck visiting scholar (Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften, TU Berlin, working with Prof. B.-D. Erdtmann and Dr. J. Maletz) and Research Professor (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica) 

  Feb, 2003—present: Research Professor (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica) 

Languages:

  Chinese, English, German 

Awards and Honors: 

  1994       Presidential Fellowship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  1998       Distinguished Staff of the Nanjing Branch, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  1998       Natural Science Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  1999       Young Scientist Award of Jiangsu Province 

  1999       Outstanding Post-Doctoral Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  2004       Award of Junior Expert with remarkable achievements in Jiangsu Province 

  2005       Silver Hammer Award of the Geological Society of China 

  2008       National Natural Science Award of China 

  2013       Top-level Specialist Program of Jiangsu Province 

  2014       National 4000 Talents Program 

Activities in Professional Organizations: 

  1995-2008: Corresponding Member of the International Subcommission on Ordovician System 

  1997-present: Editorial Board of the magazine ‘Palaeontologica Sinica’ 

  1998: Member of the Organizing Committee of the 5th International Graptolite Conference (1998, Madrid, Spain) 

  1998-present: Corresponding Member of the International Subcommission on Silurian System 

  2000-present: Editorial Board of the ‘Acta Palaeontologica Sinica’ 

  2006-present: Deputy Editor-in-Chief of ‘Journal of Stratigraphy’ 

  2008-present: Titular Member of the International Subcommission on Ordovician System 

Areas of Specializations: 

  Ordovician to Early Devonian stratigraphy and historical geology 

  Palaeobiology: graptolites, conodonts and radiolarians 

  Palaeogeography of Early Palaeozoic 

Current Research Project: 

  2011-2015: Palaeozoic multidisciplinary palaeogeography of China National Major Scientific and Technological Program 

  2012-2015: Fine correlation of Darriwilian-Sandbian black shale in South China and Tarim (NSFC Grant) 

  2013-2015: Critical biotic events of Early Palaeozoic and their backgroundInnovative Research Group Program of NSFC 

  2013-2017: Late Cambrian to Silurian critical marine biotic events and their environmental background (Major Projects of NSFC) 

  2014-2019: Geological Features of Representative Shales in China (Pioneer Project of CAS) 

Direction:
Achievements:
Publications:

  Chen Xu, Bergström, S.M., Zhang Yuandong, Wang Zhihao. 2014. A Katian (Late Ordovician) Regional Tectonic Event in China. Science China (Earth Sciences), 59(1): 59-65. 

  Fang Xiang, Zhang Yunbai, Chen Ting’en, Zhang Yuandong. 2014. Taxonomy of Ordovician cephalopods Sinoceras chinense (Foord): A quantitative approach. In Zhan Renbin & Huang Bing (eds). Extended Summary of the IGCP Project 591 Field Workshop 2014 in conjunction with International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy (ISSS), International Subcommission on Ordovician Stratigraphy (ISOS) and International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy, Kunming, 2014. 42-48. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press. 

  Muir, L.A., Ng Tin-Wai, Li Xiangfeng, Zhang Yuandong, Lin Jinpai. 2014. Palaeoscolecidan and nematode worms from the Early Ordovician of South China. Palaeoworld, 23(1): 15-24. 

  Song Yanyan & Zhang Yuandong. 2014. A preliminary study on the relationship of the early dicranograptids based on cladistic analysis. GFF, 136(1): 243-248. 

  Song Yanyan, Zhang Yuandong, Daniel Goldman, Wang Zhihao, Fang Xiang, Ma Xuan. 2014. Latest Darriwilian to early Sandbian graptolite biostratigraphy in Chengkou, northern Chongqing, South China. In Zhan Renbin & Huang Bing (ed.). Extended Summary of the IGCP Project 591 Field Workshop 2014 in conjunction with International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy (ISSS), International Subcommission on Ordovician Stratigraphy (ISOS) and International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy, Kunming, 2014. 138-143. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press. 

  Tang Zengcai, Zhang Yuandong, Zhen Yongyi, Hu Wenjie, Yuan Qiang, Yu Guohua. 2014. New material of Early Ordovician conodonts from the Banqiao section, Lin’anZhejiang and their biostratigraphic significances. Journal of Stratigraphy, 38(4): 381-389. 

  Wang Zhihao, Stig M. Bergström, Zhen Yongyi, Zhang Yuandong, Wu Rongchang. 2014. A revision of the Darriwilian biostratigraphic conodont zonation in Tangshan, Hebei Province based on new conodont collections. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 53(1): 1-15. 

  Zhan Renbin, Huang Bing, Wang Guangxu, Jin Jisuo, Liang Yan, Wang Yi, Zhang Yuandong, Li Rongyu, Liu Jianbo & Wu Rongchang. 2014. Discovery of the late Middle Ordovician Saucrorthis fauna (Brachiopoda) from the Sibumasu palaeoplate, western Yunnan, SW China. GFF, 136(1): 320-326. 

  Zhan Renbin, Rong Jiayu, Jin Jisuo, Liang Yan, Yuan Wenwei, Zhang Yuandong, Wang Yi. 2014. Discovery of a Late Ordovician Foliomena fauna in the Tarim desert, Northwest China. Palaeoworld, 23 (2014) 125–142. 

  Zhang Ju & Zhang Yuandong. 2014. Graptolite fauna of the Hungshihyen Formation (Early Ordovician), eastern Yunnan, China, Alcheringa, 38(3): 434-449. 

  Zhang Yuandong, Wang Yi, Zhan Renbin, Fan Junxuan, Zhou Zhiqiang, and Fang Xiang. 2014. Ordovician and Silurian Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of Yunnan, Southwest China. Beijing: Science Press. 1-138. (in English) 

  Zhen Yongyi, Zhang Yuandong. 2014. Early Ordovician conodont biostratigraphy of the Jiangnan Slope, South China. In Zhan Renbin & Huang Bing (eds). Extended Summary of the IGCP Project 591 Field Workshop 2014 in conjunction with International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy (ISSS), International Subcommission on Ordovician Stratigraphy (ISOS) and International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy, Kunming, 2014. 238-241. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press. 2014. 

  Botting, J.P. & Zhang, Y.D. 2013. A new leptomitid-like sponge from the Early Ordovician of China with heteractinid spicules. Bulletin of Geosciences 88(1), 207–217. 

  Chen Xu, Bergström, S.M., Zhang Yuandong, Wang Zhihao. 2013. A Katian (Late Ordovician) Regional Tectonic Event in China. Chinese Science Bulletin 58(34): 4292-4299. 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuandong, Wang Zhihao, C.E. Mitchell, S.M. Bergström, D. Winston, F. Paris, Fang Xiang. 2013. Establishment of the GSSP for the base of Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) in China. In Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (ed.), GSSPs in China. Hangzhou: Zhejiang Univerissity Press. 154-181. (in Chinese) 

  Fan Junxuan, Qing Chen, Xudong Hou, Arnold Miller, Michael J. Melchin, Shuzhong Shen, Shuangye Wu, Daniel Goldman,Charles E. Mitchell, Qun Yang, Yuandong Zhang, Renbin Zhan, Jun Wang, Qin Leng, Hua Zhang, and Linna Zhang. 2013. Geobiodiversity Database: a comprehensive section-based integration of stratigraphic and paleontological data. Newsletters on Stratigraphy 46(2): 111-136. 

  Frisch, K., Munnecke, A., Schulbert, C., Zhang, Y.D. 2013. Tubes or cell sheet? A 3-D reconstruction of Halysis Høeg, 1932, from the Upper Ordovician of South China. Facies (2013) 59, 113-132. 

  Heyo Van Iten, Lucy A. Muir, Joseph P. Botting, Zhang Yuan-dong, and Jih-pai Lin. 2013. Conulariids and Sphenothallus (Cnidaria,Medusozoa) from the Tonggao Formation (Lower Ordovician, China). Bulletin of Geosciences 88(4), 713–722. 

  Muir, L.A., Zhang, Y.-D. & Lin, J.-P. 2013. Inocaulis is a graptolite: shown by new material from the Ordovician of Guizhou, China. Alcheringa 37(4): 565-566. 

  Song Yanyan, Zhang Yuandong, Zhang Ju. 2013. New advance in the Late Darriwilian to early Sandbian graptolite biostratigraphy of western Zhejiang and northeastern Jiangxi Provinces, SE China. Journal of Stratigraphy 37(2): 144-154. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Wang Zhihao, Bergström, S.M., Zhen Yongyi, Chen Xu, Zhang Yuandong. 2013. On the integration of Ordovician conodont and graptolite biostratigraphy: new examples from Gansu and Inner Mongolia in China. Alcheringa 37: 510-528. 

  Wang Zhihao, S.M. Bergström, Zhen Yongyi, Zhang Yuandong. 2013. New discovery of conodonts from the Upper Ordovician Pingliang Formation of Pingliang, Gansu, China and its significance. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 37(2): 123-131. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Wang Zhihao, Stig Bergström, Zhen Yongyi, Zhang Yuandong, Wu Rongchang. 2013. Ordovician conodonts from Dashimen in Wuhai of Inner Mongolia, and the discovery of Histiodella fauna, and its significance. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 37(4). (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang Ju, Zhang Yuandong, Song Yanyan. 2013. Graptolite fauna and age of the Hungshihyen Formation (Ordovician) in eastern Yunnan, southwest China. Journal of Stratigraphy 37(1): 8-17. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Cao Changqun, Yu Guohua. 2013. An introduction to the Palaeozoic sections in the JCY (Jiangshan-Changshan-Yushan) area. In Chen Xu & Yuan Xunlai (eds), Guide for the field practice of graduate students on stratigraphy and palaeontology in South China. Hefei: University of Science and Technology of China Press. 84-119. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong. 2013. An introduction to the first GSSP in China—base of the Darriwilian (Ordovician) at Changshan. In Chen Xu & Yuan Xunlai (eds), Guide for field practice of graduate students on stratigraphy and palaeontology in South China. Hefei: University of Science and Technology of China Press. 119-126. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang, Y.D., Fan, J.X., Wang, Y., Song, Y.Y. & Cheng, J.F., 2013. A mid Telychian (Llandovery) graptolite fauna from Mojiang, Yunnan Province, southwestern China. Memoirs of the Association of Australian Palaeontologists 44, 123-142. 

  Chen X., Zhang, Y.D., Li, Y., Fan, J.X., Tang, P., Chen, Q. & Zhang, Y.Y. 2012. Biostratigraphic correlation of the Ordovician black shales in Tarim Basin and its peripheral regions. Science China (Earth Sciences), 55 (8): 1230–1237. (in English) 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Fan, J,X., Tang, L., Sun, H.Q. 2012. Onset of the Kwangsian Orogeny as evidenced by biofacies and lithofacies. Science China (Earth Sciences), 55 (10): 1592–1600. (in English) 

  Liu, X., Zhang, Y.D., Zhou, C.M. 2012. Sedimentary characteristics of the Upper Ordovician Wenchang and Yankou Formations in northwestern Zhejiang Province. Journal of Palaeogeography, 14(1): 16711505. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang, Y.D., Zhang, J.,Wang, J.G., Song, Y.Y., Wang, L.W., Yu, G.H., Li K.Q. 2012. Prepliminary report on the Ordovician biostratigraphy of the Liujia section, Tonglu, Zhejiang Province. Journal of Stratigraphy, 36(1): 1-12. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Song Yanayan, Zhang Ju. 2011. Late Darriwilian to early Sandbian graptolite biostratigraphy in western Zhejiang and eastern Jiangxi provinces, SE China. In J.C. Gutiérrez-Marco, I. Rábano and D. García-Bellido (eds.), Ordovician of the World. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 14. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid. 101. 649-657. 

  Zhang Yuandong, Munnecke, A., Chen Xu, Cheng Junfeng, Liu Xiao 2011. Biostratigraphic and chemostratigraphic correlation for the base of the Middle Ordovician between Yichang and western Zhejiang areas, South China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 85(2), 320-329. (SCI) 

  Munnecke, A., Zhang Yuandong, Liu Xiao, Cheng Junfeng. 2011. Stable carbon isotope stratigraphy in the Ordovician of South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 307, 17-43. (SCI) 

  Zhen Yongyi, Wang Zhihao, Zhang Yuandong, Bergström, S.M., Percival, I.G., Cheng Junfeng. 2011. Mid-Late Ordovician (Darriwilian-Sandbian) conodonts from the Dawangou Section in the Kalpin area of the Tarim Basin, northwestern China. Records of the Australian Museum (2011), 63, 203–266. 

  Chen Xu, Stig M. Bergström, Zhang Yuandong, Dan Goldman, Chen Qing. 2011. Upper Ordovician (Sandbian–Katian) graptolite and conodont zonation in the Yangtze region, China. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 101, 111-134. (SCI) 

  Cheng Junfeng, Zhang Yuandong, Axel Munnecke, Zhou Chuanming, 2011. Carbon isotope development in the Ordovician of the Yangtze Gorges region (South China) and its implication for stratigraphic correlation and paleoenvironmental change. In J.C. Gutiérrez-Marco, I. Rábano and D. García-Bellido (eds.), Ordovician of the World. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 14. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid. 101. 

  Toro, B.A., Maletz, J., Zhang Yuandong, Zhang Ju. 2011. Comparative analysis of the early Ordovician baltigraptid species of northwestern Argentina, Baltoscandia and South China. In J.C. Gutiérrez-Marco, I. Rábano and D. García-Bellido (eds.), Ordovician of the World. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, 14. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid. 101. 597-603. 

  Wang Yujing & Zhang Yuandong. 2011. Radiolarian fauna of the Wufeng Formation (Upper Ordovician) in Lunshan area, Jiangsu and its geological significance. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica, 28(3), 251-260. 

  Fan Junxuan, Melchin, M.J., Chen Xu, Wang Yi, Zhang Yuandong,Chen Qing, Chi Zhaoli, Chen Feng. 2011. Biostratigraphy and geography of the Ordovician-Silurian Lungmachi black shales in South China. SCIENCE CHINA (Earth Sciences), 54(12): 1854-1863. (SCI) 

  Fan Junxuan, Zhang Hua, Shen Shuzhong, Wu Shuangye, Yangqun, Wang Yi, Luo Hui, Leng Qing, Zhang Yuandong, Zhan Renbin, Chen Qing. 2011. Quantitative research trend in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy----construction of the Geobiodiversity Database (GBDB) using escience technology. Acta Palaeontologica Sinia, 50 (2): 141-153. 

  Wang Yi, Fan Junxuan, Zhang Yuandong, Xu Honghe, Melchin, M.J. 2011. On the Ordovician-Silurian depositional hiatus at Taiyanghe, Enshi, Hubei Provicne. Journal of Stratigraphy, 35(4): 361-366. 

  Zhang Yuandong, Zhan Renbin, Fan Juanxuan, Cheng Junfeng, Liu Xiao, 2010. Principal aspects of the Ordovician biotic radiation. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 382):129-143. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Yu Guohua, Luo Zhang. 2010. New Material of graptolite from the Ordovician Hulo Formation in Banqiao Section, Lin’an, Zhejiang and its significance. Journal of Stratigraphy, 34(1): 1-7. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Chen Xu, Dan Goldman, Zhang Ju, Cheng Junfeng, Song Yanyan. 2010. Diversity and paleobiogeographic distribution patterns of Early and Middle Ordovician graptolites in distinct depositional environments of South China. Science China (Earth Sciences), 40(9): 1164-1180. 

  Zhang Yuandong, Peng Shangchi, Zhang Kexing, Qi Yuping. 2010. Biostratigraphy and Chronostratigraphic System. In Palaeontological Society of China (ed.). Report on Advances in Palaeontology (2009-2010). Science and Technology Press of China. 70-82, 193-196. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Rong Jiayu, Chen Xu, Zhan Renbin, Fan Junxuan, Wang Yi, Zhang Yuandong, Li Yue, Huang Bing, Wu Rongchang, Wang Guangxu. 2010. New observation on Ordovician-Silurian boundary strata of southern Tongzi county, northern Guizhou, Southwest China. Journal of Stratigraphy, 34(4): 337-348. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Zhan Renbin, Zhang Yuandong.2010. Great Ordovician Biodiversification. In Palaeontological Society of China (ed.). Report on Advances in Palaeontology (2009-2010). Science and Technology Press of China. 47-54, 190-191. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuandong, Fan Junxuan, Cheng Junfeng & Li Qijian. 2010. Ordovician graptolite-bearing strata in southern Jiangxi with a special reference to the Kwangsian Orogeny. Science China (Earth Sciences), 40(12): 1621-1631. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Zhan Renbin, Fan Juanxuan, Cheng Junfeng, Liu Xiao, 2010. Principal aspects of the Ordovician biotic radiation. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 53(3): 282-394. (SCI) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Chen Xu, Dan Goldman, Zhang Ju, Cheng Junfeng, Song Yanyan. 2010. Diversity and paleobiogeographic distribution patterns of Early and Middle Ordovician graptolites in distinct depositional environments of South China. Science China (Earth Sciences), 53(12): 1811–1827. (SCI) 

  Chen Xu, Stig M. Bergström, Zhang Yuandong, Dan Goldman, Chen Qing. 2010. Upper Ordovician (Sandbian–Katian) graptolite and conodont zonation in the Yangtze region, China. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 101(2):  111-134. (SCI)  

  Zhang Yuandong, Cheng Junfeng, Axel Munnecke, Zhou Chuanming. 2010. Carbon isotope development in the Ordovician of the Yangtze Gorges region (South China) and its implication for stratigraphic correlation and palaeoenvironmental change. Journal of Earth Science, 21(special issue): 70-74. (SCI) 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuandong, Fan Junxuan, Cheng Junfeng & Li Qijian. 2010. Ordovician graptolite-bearing strata in southern Jiangxi with a special reference to the Kwangsian Orogeny. Science China (Earth Sciences), 53(11): 1602–1610. (SCI) 

  Wang Yi, Zhang Yuandong, 2010. Llandovery sporomorphs and graptolites from the Manbo Formation, the Mojiang County, Yunnan, China. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277: 267-275. (SCI) 

  Zhang Yuandong. 2009. Hemichordata. In: Li Xingxue et al. (eds): Glossary of Palaeontology (2nd edition). Beijing: Science Press. 61-65. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Zhan Renbin, Fan Juanxuan, Cheng Junfeng, Liu Xiao. 2009. Principal aspects of the Ordovician biotic radiation. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 382):129-143. 

  Zhang Yuandong, Xu Honggen, Guo Weimin, He Zhenyu, Zhou Qing, Wang Xudong. 2009. Biostraigraphy of the Huangnitang Reservoir Section in Changshan, Zhejiang Province. Journal of Stratigraphy, 334):337-346. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Li Yue, Huang Zhibin, Wang Jianpo, Wang Zhihao, Xue Yaosong, Zhang Junming, Zhang Yuandong, Fan Junxuan, 2009. Conodont biostratigraphy and sedimentology of the Upper Ordovician in Bachu, Xinjiang. Journal of Stratigraphy, 33(2): 113-122. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Feng Hongzhen, Li Ming, Zhang Yuandong, Erdtmann, B.-D., Li Lixia, Wang Wenhui. 2009. Succession and global correlation of Late Tremadoc graptolite zones from South China. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 395):556-568. (in Chinese) 

  Feng Hongzhen, Li Ming, Zhang Yuandong, Erdtmann, B.-D., Li Lixia, Wang Wenhui. 2009. Succession and global correlation of Late Tremadoc graptolite zones from South China. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 52(3): 287-299. (SCI) 

  Zhang Y.D., Fan J.X., Liu X., 2009. Graptolite biostratigraphy of the Shihtien Formation (Darriwilian) in West Yunnan, China. Bulletin of Geosciences, 84(1): 35-40. (SCI) 

  Zhang Y.D., Fan J.X., Liu X., 2009. Darriwilian graptolites of the Shihtien Formation (Ordovician) in west Yunnan, China. Alcheringa, 33(4): 303-329. (SCI) 

  Chen, X., Bergström, S.M., Zhang, Y.D., Fan, J.X., 2009. The base of the Middle Ordovician in China with special reference to the succession at Hengtang near Jiangshan, Zhejiang Province, Southern China. Lethaia, 42: 218-231. (SCI) 

  Zhen, Y.Y., Zhang, Y.D., Percival, I. 2009. Early Sandbian (Late Ordovician) conodonts from the Yenwashan Formation, western Zhejiang, South China. Alcheringa, 33 (2): 133-161. (SCI) 

  Zhen, Y.Y., Percival, I., Liu, J.B., Zhang, Y.D. 2009. Conodont fauna and biostratigraphy of the Honghuayuan Formation (Early Ordovician) of Guizhou, South China. Alcheringa, 33(3): 257–295. (SCI) 

  Zhen, Y.Y., Zhang, Y.D. & Percival, I.G. 2009. Early Ordovician (Floian) Serratognathidae fam. nov. (Conodonta) from Eastern Gondwana: phylogeny, biogeography and biostratigraphic applications. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 37, 669-686. (SCI) 

  Wang Yujing, Cheng Junfeng, Zhang Yuandong. 2008. New Radiolarian genera and species of Heituao Formation (Ordovician) in the Kuruktag Region, Xinjiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica47(4): 393-404. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen Xu. 2008. Diversity history of Ordovician graptolites and its relationship with environmental change. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 381):10-21. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Chen Xu, Wang Zhihao. 2008. A comprehensive report on the GSSP for the base of the Darriwilian Stage. In: The 3rd National Commission on Stratigraphy (ed.). Reports on the Chinese Stages for major intervals (2001-2005). Beijing: Geological Publishing House. 436-454. 

  Luo Tiantian, Zhang Yuandong. 2008. Graptolite biostratigraphy of the Ordovician Dawan Formation in the Yichang and Nanzhang area, Hubei Province. Journal of Stratigraphy, 32(3): 253-264. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen Xu. 2008. Diversity history of Ordovician graptolites and its relationship with environmental change. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences, 51(2): 161-171. SCI 

  Zhan Renbin, Jin Jisuo, Zhang Yuandong and Yuan Wenwei. 2008. A brief introduction to the great Ordovician biodiversification of marine life. Progress in Nature Science, 18(1): 1-12. (SCI) 

  Zhan Renbin, Zhang Yuandong, Yuanwenwei. 2007. A new concept for the life history on the Earth—Ordovician Biotic Radiation. Progress in Nature Science, 17(8)1006-1014. (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuandong, Liu Xiao, Zhan Renbin. 2007. Early and Middle Ordovician graptolites from the Meitan Formation in Zunyi, Guizhou, China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 46(2): 145–166. (in Chinese with English Abstract) 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen X. 2007. Palaeobiogeographic distribution of Pseudisograptus and early biserials in South China and its implication for the origination of major graptolite faunas in the Ordovician. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 46 (Suppl.): 530-536. 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Yu, G.H., Liu, X. 2007. Latest Ordovician and earliest Silurian graptolites from the northwestern Zhejiang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 46 (Suppl.): 77-82. 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen X., Yu G.H., Dan Goldman, Liu X. 2007. Ordovician and Silurian Rocks of Northwest Zhejiang and Northeast Jiangxi Provinces, SE China. Hefei: University of Science and Technology of China Press. 1-189. 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen X., GoldmanD. 2007. Diversification Patterns of Early and Mid Ordovician Graptolites in South China. Geological Journal, 42(3-4): 315-337. (SCI) 

  Zhang Y.D., Chen X. 2006. Evolutionary radiation of the Early-Mid Ordovician Graptolites in South China. In Rong Jiayu et al. (eds.). Originations, Radiations and Biodiversity Changes—Evidences from the Chinese Fossil Record. Science Press, Beijing. 285-316, 867-869. (in Chinese with English summary) 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Bergström, S.M., Xu, H.G., 2006. Upper Darriwilian graptolite and conodont zonation in the global stratotype section of the Darriwilian stage (Ordovician) at Huangnitang, Changshan, Zhejiang, China. Palaeoworld, 15(2006): 150-170. 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Fan, J.X., 2006. Ordovician graptolite evolutionary radiation: a review. Geological Journal, 41: 289-301. 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Fan, J.X., 2006. A brief introduction to the Evolutionary Radiation of Ordovician graptolites. In Rong Jiayu et al. (eds.). Originations, Radiations and Biodiversity Changes—Evidences from the Chinese Fossil Record. Science Press, Beijing. 181-196, 856. (in Chinese with English summary) 

  Feng, H.Z., Erdtmann, B.-D., Zhang, Y.D., 2005. Taxonomy and phylogeny of Staurograptus Emmons from the base of the Ordovician. Palaeontology, 48(5): 1007-1019. 

  Fortey, R.A., Zhang, Y.D., Mellish, C., 2005. The relationships of biserial graptolites. Palaeontology, 48(6): 1241-1272. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Luo, T.T., Mao, Y.Q., 2005. Interpretation of the proximal development and branching divisions of some early and middle Ordovician graptolites based on BSE images. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 44(1): 125-137. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Wang, Z.H., Feng, H.Z., Luo, T.T., Erdtmann, B.-D., 2005. Tremadocian (Ordovician) graptolite biostratigraphy of China--a review. Journal of Stratigraphy, 29(3): 215-235. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Erdtmann, B.-D., 2004. Astogenetic aspects of the dendroid graptolite Airograptus (Late Cambrian--Early Ordovician) and their phylogenetic implications. Lethaia, 37(4): 357-365. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Erdtmann, B.-D., 2004. Late Tremadocian (Ordovician) biostratigraphy and graptolites at Dayangcha of Baishan, NE China. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift, 78(2): 323-354. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Erdtmann, B.-D., Feng, H.Z., 2004. Tremadocian (Early Ordovician) graptolite biostratigraphy of China. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 40(3): 155-182. 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.D., Xu, H.G., Yu, G.H., Wang, L.W., Qi, Y.X., 2004. The progressive study to the Ordovician Darriwilian GSSP Section (Huangnitang, Changshan, Zhejiang, China). Professional papers of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, 28: 29-39. 

  Tang, L., Han, N.R., Zhang, Y.D. 2004. Ordovician graptolite biostratigraphy of Gongcheng, Guangxi, China. Journal of Straigraphy, 28(2): 158-167, 191. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang, Y.D., Erdtmann, B.-D., Feng, H.Z., 2003. Tremadocian graptolite biostratigraphy of China and its international correlation. In: G. Ortega, Acenolaza, G.F. (Editor), Proceedings of the 7th International Graptolite Conference & Field Meeting of the International Subcommissiion on Silurian Stratigraphy. Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Tucuman, pp. 105-113. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Chen, X., 2003. The Early-Middle Ordovician graptolite sequence of the Upper Yangtze region, South China. In: G.L. Albanesi, Beresi, M.S., Peralta, S.H. (Editor), Ordovician from the Andes. Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Tucuman, pp. 173-180. 

  Maletz, J., Zhang, Y. D., 2003. Proximal structure and development in the Ordovician graptolite Parisograptus Chen and Zhang, 1996. Palaeontology, 46(2): 295-306. 

  Fan, J.X., Chen, X., Zhang Y.D., 2002. Quantitative biostratigraphy of Upper Ordoivician to lowest Silurian on the Yangzte platform and the design of SinoCor 2.0, software for graphic correlation. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists, 27: 53-58. 

  Zhang, Y.D. 2002. About the Ordovician Maoping Formation of China. Journal of Stratigraphy, 26(2): 135-136. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Fortey, R.A., 2001. The Proximal development and thecal structure of the Ordovician graptolites Tylograptus and Sinograptus. Palaeontology, 44(3): 553-573. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Lenz, A.C., 2001. Correlation of the Silurian System in southern Yunnan of China and adjacent areas. Journal of Stratigraphy, 25(1): 1-7. 

  Zhang Y.D. and Fortey, R.A. 2001. Proximal development and thecal structures of Ordovician graptolite Tylograptus and Sinograptus. Palaeontology, 44(3): 553-573. 

  Chen, X., Rong, J.Y., Zhou, Z.Y., Zhang, Y.D., Zhan, R.B., Liu, J.B., Fan, J.X., 2001. The central Guizhou and Yichang uplifts, Upper Yangtze region, between Ordovician and Silurian. Chinese Science Bulletin, 46(18): 1580-1584. 

  Chen, X., Rong, J.Y., Zhou, Z.Y., Zhang, Y.D., Zhan, R.B., Liu, J.B., Fan, J.X., 2001. Central Guizhou Arch and Yichang uplift during the Ordovician/Silurian transitional period on Upper Yangtze Platform. Chinese Science Bulletin, 46(12): 1052-1056. 

  Chen, X., Zhang, Y.-d., Mitchell, C.E., 2001. Early Darriwilian graptolites from central and western China. Alcheringa, 25: 191-210. 

  Fan, J.X., Zhang, Y.D., 2000. SinoCor 1.0, a biostratigraphic program for graphic correlation. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 39(4): 573-583. 

  Chen, X., Rong, J.Y., Mitchell, C.E., Harper, D.A.T., Fan, J.X., Zhan, R.B., Zhang, Y.D., Li, R.Y., Wang, Y. 2000. Latest Ordovician to earliest Silurian graptolite and brachiopod biozonation from the Yangtze region, South China with a global correlation. Geological Magazine, 137(6): 623-650. 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Fan Jun-xuan, Zhan Ren-bin, Zhang Yuan-dong, Li Rong-yu, Wang Yi, Mitchell, C.E., and Harper, D.A.T. 2000. A Global Correlation of Biozones Across the Ordovician-Silurian Boundary. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 39(1):100-114. (in Chinese with English abstract). 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Fan Jun-xuan, Zhan Ren-bin, Zhang Yuan-dong, Wang Zhi-hao, Wang Zong-zhe, Li Rong-yu, Wang Yi, Mitchell, C.E., and Harper, D.A.T. 2000. Biostratigraphy of the Hirnantian Substage in the Yangtze region. Journal of Stratigraphy, 24(3):169-175. (in Chinese with English abstract). 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Zhang Yuan-dong and Fan Jun-xuan 2000. A Commentary on Ordovician Chronostratigraphy. Journal of Stratigraphy, 24(1):18-26. (in Chinese with English abstract). 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Mitchell, C.E., Harper, D., Fan Juan-xuan, Zhang Yuan-dong, Zhan Ren-bin, Wang Zhi-hao, Wang Zong-zhe, Wang yi, 1999. Stratigraphy of the Hirnantian Substage from Wangjiawan, Yichang, W. Hubei and Hunhuayuan, Tongzi, N. Guizhou, China. Acta Universitatis Carolinae (Geologica), 43(1/2): 233-236. 

  Zhang, Y.D., Chen, X., 1999. Insights on the macroevolution of middle Ordovician graptolites from the border area of Zhejiang and Jiangxi Provinces. Geoscience, 13(4): 395-398. (In Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang, Y.D., Chen, X., 1999. Preliminary notes on the macroevolution of middle Ordovician graptolites in southeast China. Geoscience, 13(2): 250. (In Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang Yuan-dong & A.C. Lenz, 1999. Silurian biostratigraphy of Mojiang area, Southern Yunnan, China. Journal of Stratigraphy, 23(3): 161-169. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, A.C. Lenz, Zhang Wan-bei1998. Advance in the research of the early Devonian strata in southwestern Yunnan, China. Journal of Stratigraphy, 22(3)220-226. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Chen Xu, Wang Zhi-hao, Zhang Yuan-dong, 1998. The first GSSP (Golden Spike) in China. Journal of Stratigraphy, 22(1): 1-9. (in Chinese with English abstract) 

  Zhang, Y.-d. & Lenz, A.C., 1998. Early Devonian graptolites from Southwest Yunnan, China. Journal of Paleontology, 72(2): 353-360. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong & Chen Xu, 1998. Biodiversity of Early and Middle Ordovician graptolites from the JCY area, SE China. In Rong Jia-yu, Zhou Zhi-yi & Chen Xu (eds.): Abstracts and Programme for International Symposium on The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (IGCP Project No.410). Palaeoworld, No.10, p.39. 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuan-dong & Mitchell, C.E., 1998. Early Darriwilian graptolite diversity changes and depth zonation from Yangtze Platform to Zhujiang Basin, South China. In Rong Jia-yu, Zhou Zhi-yi & Chen Xu (eds.): Abstracts and Programme for International Symposium on The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (IGCP Project No.410). Palaeoworld, No.10, pp.15-16. 

  Fan Jun-xuan & Zhang Yuan-dong, 1998. SinoCor 1.0, a program for graphic correlation. In Rong Jia-yu, Zhou Zhi-yi & Chen Xu (eds.): Abstracts and Programme for International Symposium on The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (IGCP Project No.410). Palaeoworld, No.10, p.17. 

  Zhang, Y.-d. & Lenz, A.C., 1997. Uppermost Wenlock and Ludlow graptolites from Southern Yunnan, China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34: 1220-1238. 

  Mitchell, C.E., Chen Xu, Bergström, S.M., Zhang Yuan-dong, Wang Zhi-hao, Bebby, B.D. & Finney, S.C., 1997. Definition of a global boundary stratotype for the Darriwilian Stage of the Ordovician System. Episodes, 20(3): 158-166. 

  Chen Xu, Mitchell, C.E., Zhang Yuan-dong & Fan Jun-xuan, 1997. Latest Ordovician to earliest Silurian graptolite succession from the Yangtze gorges region, Southeast China. The Geological Society of America, 1997 annual meeting, Abstracts with programs, p.354. 

  Chen Xu, Rowley, D.B., Rong Jia-yu, Zhang Jin, Zhang Yuan-dong & Zhan Ren-bin, 1997. Late Precambrian through Early Paleozoic Stratigraphic and Tectonic Evolution of the Nanling Region, Hunan Province, South China. International Geology Review, Vol.39: 469-478. 

  Chen Xu, Mitchell, C.E., Zhang Yuan-dong, Wang Zhi-hao, Bergström, S.M., Winston, D., Paris, F., 1997. GSSP of Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) in China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, Vol.36, No.4, pp.423-431. 

  Chen Xu & Zhang Yuan-dong, 1996. Isograptids of China. In Wang Hongzhen & Wang Xunlian (eds.): Centennial Memorial Volume of Prof.Sun Yunzhu: Palaeontology and Stratigraphy. pp.82-89. Chinese University of Geology Press.  (in English) 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Wang Xiao-feng, Wang Zhi-hao, Zhang Yuan-dong and Zhan Ren-bin, 1995. Correlation of the Ordovician Rocks of China. IUGS Publication, No.31: 1-104. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong & Winston, D., 1995. Lithological description of the sections. In Chen Xu & Bersgtröm, S.M. (eds.): The base of the austrodentatus Zone as a level for global subdivision of the Ordovician System. Palaeoworld, No.5, pp.14-30. Nanjing University Press. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, 1995. Graptolite Composite Standard Sequence. In Chen Xu & Bersgtröm, S.M. (eds.): The base of the austrodentatus Zone as a level for global subdivision of the Ordovician System. Palaeoworld, No.5, pp.67-74. Nanjing University Press. 

  Winston, D. & Zhang Yuan-dong, 1995. Sedimentary rocks and depositional environments. In Chen Xu & Berström, S.M. (eds.): The base of the austrodentatus Zone as a level for global subdivision of the Ordovician System. Palaeoworld, No.5, pp.31-35. Nanjing University Press. 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuan-dong & Mitchell, C.E., 1995. Castlemainian to Darriwilian (Late Yushanian to Early Zhejiangian) graptolite faunas. In Chen Xu & Bergström, S.M. (eds.): The base of the austrodentatus Zone as a level for global subdivision of the Ordovician System. Palaeoworld, No.5, pp.36-66. Nanjing University Press. 

  Chen Xu, Zhang Yuan-dong & Li Yue, 1995. Ordovician Basin Analysis of China. In Cooper, J.D., Droser, M.L. & Finney, S.C. (eds.): Ordovician Odyssey: short papers for the seventh international symposium on the Ordovician System. pp.245-249. 

  Mitchell, C.E., Maletz, J. & Zhang Yuan-dong, 1995. Evolutionary origins of the Diplograptina. In Cooper, J.D., Droser, M.L. & Finney, S.C. (eds.): Ordovician Odyssey: short papers for the seventh international symposium on the Ordovician System. pp.401-404. 

  Chen Xu, Mitchell, C.E., Zhang Yuan-dong, Berström, S.M., Winston, D., Wang Zhi-hao & Maletz, J., 1995. Graptolite species succession across the base of the Undulograptus austrodentatus Zone at Huangnitang, South-Central China,  and its prospects for use as a global stage stratotype. In Cooper, J.D., Droser, M.L. & Finney, S.C. (eds.): Ordovician Odyssey: short papers for the seventh international symposium on the Ordovician System. pp.157-161. 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yu, Rowley, D.B., Zhang Jin, Zhang Yuan-dong, zhan Ren-bin, 1995. Is the Early Paleozoic Banxi ocean in South China necessary? Geological Review, Vol.41, No.5, pp.389-400. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, 1994. Wenlock isolated graptolites from Cornwallis Island, Arctic Canada. In Chen Xu, Erdtmann, B.-D. & Ni Yu-nan (eds.): Graptolite Research Today—Proceedings of the 4th International conference of Graptolites, Nanjing, 1990. pp.113-127. Nanjing University Press. (In English) 

  Chen Xu & Zhang Yuan-dong, 1994. The Late Ordovician Graptolite Extinction in China. Modern Geology, Vol.20: 1-10. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers S.A. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong & Chen Xu, 1994. Graptolite Composite Standard Sequence and Macroevolution----with Graptolites from Ningkuo Formation of Zhejiang-Jiangxi Border Area as an Example. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, Vol.34, No.2, pp.250-262. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, 1994. An Introduction to Morphometrics. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, Vol.33, No.5, pp.651-652. 

  Chen Xu, Rong Jia-yuWang Xiao-feng, Zhou Zhi-yi, Wang Zhi-hao, Chen Ting-en, Geng Liang-yu, Deng Zhen-qiu, Hu Zhao-xun, Dong De-yuan, Li Jun, Zhang Yuan-dong, Zhan Ren-bin, 1993. New advances in the study of Ordovician biostratigraphy in China. Journal of Stratigraphy, Voo.17, No.2, pp.89-99. 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, 1992. Proceeding of the Global Ordovician “Llanvirn”/”Arenig” boundary stratotype. Symposium on the new discoveries and opinions in Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, China, pp.10-11.   (in Chinese) 

  Zhang Yuan-dong, 1990. Research on the Micro- and Ultrastructures of graptolites. Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, No.17, pp.94-103.   (in Chinese) 

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