Dongpan section, bed 12, Fusui County (Permian of China)

Where: Guangxi, China (22.3° N, 107.7° E: paleocoordinates 3.5° N, 99.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed 12 of unit 3 of the Dalong Formation, ca. 0.6 m thick, last Changhsingian bed immediately below the Triassic Luolou Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified mudstone and lithified claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: Q. Feng, W. He, S. Gu, Y. Meng, Y. Jin and F. Zhang. 2007. Radiolarian evolution during the latest Permian in south China. Global and Planetary Change 55:177-192 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 95341: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 13.04.2010, edited by Matthew Clapham and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Entactinaria - Palaeolithocycliidae
Palaeolithocyclia pilata Feng et al. 2009
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
Copicyntra "sp. 3" Nazarov and Ormiston 1985
Copicyntra "sp. 4" Nazarov and Ormiston 1985
Paracopicyntra ziyunensis Feng and Gu 2002
"Entactinia sashidai" = Stigmosphaerostylus
 Ceratitida - Huananoceratidae
Huananoceras sp. Zhao and Liang 1974 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Pleuronodoceratidae
Qianjiangoceras sp. Zhao et al. 1978 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Xenodiscidae
Laibinoceras cf. compressum Yang 1987 ceratite
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
Promyalina sp. Kittl 1903 clam
 Pectinida - Claraiidae
Claraia liuqiaoensis n. sp. He et al. 2007 scallop
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Posidonia sp. Bronn 1828 oyster
 Nuculanida - Malletiidae
"Palaeoneilo qinzhouensis" = Palaeoneilo shaoyangensis
"Palaeoneilo qinzhouensis" = Palaeoneilo shaoyangensis Fang 1987 clam