Hexactinellid sponge mounds, Jushui, Anxian County: Carnian, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Ophiuroidea - Phrynophiurida - Eospondylidae
Ophioflabellum sp. Donofrio and Mostler 1977
Thuy et al. 2017
Crinoidea - Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
? Tyrolecrinus sp. Klikushin 1982
Tyrolecrinus cf. tyrolensis (Laube 1865)
Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Thisbitidae
Thisbites sp. Mojsisovics 1893
Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
Spiriferina sp. d'Orbigny 1847
Stenolaemata - Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
Dyscritella zardinii Schafer and Fois 1987
see common names

Country:China State/province:Sichuan County:Anxian
Coordinates: 26.0° North, 113.2° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:24.6° North, 93.4° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Period:Triassic Epoch:Late/Upper Triassic
Stage:Carnian 10 m.y. bin:Triassic 3
Key time interval:Carnian
Age range of interval:237.00000 - 227.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy comments: Sponge mound in the upper part of Hanwang formation.
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified wackestone
Lithology description: Lense of marly bioclastic wackestone interbedded whithin the sponge mound.
Environment:basin reef Tectonic setting:cratonic basin
Modes of preservation:body,original calcite,original silica
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:surface (float),surface (in situ),sieve,field collection
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Database number:192218
Authorizer:L. Villier Enterer:L. Villier
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2018-03-16 06:03:58 Last modified:2018-03-16 06:03:58
Access level:the public Released:2018-03-16 06:03:58
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

18212. J. Wendt, X. Wu, and J. W. Reinhardt. 1989. Deep-water hexactinellid sponge mounds from the Upper Triassic of northern Sichuan (China). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 76:17-29 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers]

Secondary references:

62855 B. Thuy, H. Hagdorn, and A. S. Gale. 2017. Paleozoic echinoderm hangovers: waking up in the Triassic. Geology 45:531-534 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]