Huangnitang Reef, Lichuan (Permian of China)

Also known as Reef 291

Where: Hubei, China (30.1° N, 108.9° E: paleocoordinates 10.7° N, 94.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Changxing Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. S. Fan and W. Zhang. 1985. Sphinctozoans from Late Permian Reefs of Lichuan, West Hubei, China. Facies 13:1-44 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 74930: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.09.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
"Uvanella" sp. Ott 1967 demosponge
 Agelasida - Guadalupiidae
Cystothalamia sp. Girty 1909 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Polycystocoelia sinica Zhang 1983 demosponge
Polycystocoelia huajiaopingensis n. gen. n. sp. Zhang 1983 demosponge
 Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae
Girtycoelia sp. King 1933 demosponge
Sollasia ostiolata3 Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia cf. dubia, "Waagenella sp." = Colospongia
Colospongia cf. dubia M√ľnster 1841 demosponge
"Waagenella sp." = Colospongia Laube 1865 demosponge
  - Disjectoporidae
Lichuanopora bancaoensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Fan et al. 1991
? Lichuanopora regulara n. sp.1 Fan et al. 1991
Radiotrabeculopora elegans1 Fan et al. 1991
Pseudopalaeoaplysina major n. sp.1 Fan et al. 1991
Pseudopalaeoaplysina sinensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Fan et al. 1991
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
"Stellispongia" sp.2 d'Orbigny 1849 calcareous sponge
"Peronidella" sp.2 Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
"Peronidella" "sp. nov."2 Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge