Lekang, unit 3 (Permian of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (25.1° N, 106.2° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° N, 96.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified siltstone and lithified chert

• black thin-bedded chert, 3.63 m thick

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: Q. Feng and S. Gu. 2002. Uppermost Changxingian (Permian) radiolarian fauna from southern Guizhou, southwestern China. Journal of Paleontology 76(5):797-809 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 95322: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

Protozoa
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
? Entactinosphaera sp. Foreman 1963 radiolarian
Hegleria mammilla Sheng and Wang 1985 radiolarian
Uberinterna sp. Sashida and Tonishi 1988 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia - Ormistonellidae
Nazarovella gracilis De Wever and Caridroit 1984 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia - Cauletellidae
Ishigaum trifustis De Wever and Caridroit 1984 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia -
Gustefana obliqueannulata Kozur 1993 radiolarian