Guangyuan, Sichuan, China (Triassic of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (32.4° N, 105.7° E: paleocoordinates 22.0° N, 90.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Tianjingshan Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, dolomitic wackestone

• Thick-bedded to massive, partly cryptalgal laminated dolomitized bioclastic limestones and dolomites

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: faunal list only

Primary reference: X. Wu. 1989. Carnian (Upper Triassic) sponge mounds of the northwestern Sichuan Basin, China: Stratigraphy, facies and paleoecology. Facies 21:171-188 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 25401: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 11.09.2002

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Taxonomic list

Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
Nodosaria sp. Lamarck 1812
Dentalina sp. d'Orbigny 1826
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae
"Rhaetina cf. angustaeformis" = Angustothyris angustaeformis, "Sangiaothyris cf. subcircularis" = Rhaetina
"Rhaetina cf. angustaeformis" = Angustothyris angustaeformis Boekh 1872
"Sangiaothyris cf. subcircularis" = Rhaetina
Bivalvia
 Cyrtodontida - Pichleriidae
Pichleria sp. Bittner 1894 clam
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
Parvamussium sp. Sacco 1897 mud scallop
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Mysidioptera sp. Salomon 1895 file clam
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
Lima chinensis file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Bakevellia sp. King 1848 oyster
Hoernesia sp. Laube 1865 oyster
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
 Carditida - Myophoricardiidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Myophoriidae
Myophoria vulgaris Schlotheim 1822 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
"Palaeonucula cf. strigillata" = Palaeonucula strigilata, Nucula sp.
"Palaeonucula cf. strigillata" = Palaeonucula strigilata Goldfuss 1837 nut clam
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
 Protobranchia -
Palaeoneilo sp. Hall and Whitfield 1869 clam
Gastropoda
 Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae
Worthenia sp. de Koninck 1883 snail
Crinoidea
 Encrinida -