Qipan River section, Bed 8, AET 904, Qipan Formation, Tarim Basin: Kungurian, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae
Dyschrestia takelamaganensis Chen and Shi 2006
(16 measurements)
Elliottella transversalis (Stehli 1954)
Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae
Tarimathyris postambigua (Ustritsky 1960)
Chen and Shi 2006
Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
Ustritskia minima (Merla 1934)
Chen and Shi 2006
Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Psilocamaridae
Goleomixa bicostata Chen and Shi 2006
Chen and Shi 2006
see common names

Country:China State/province:Xinjiang
Coordinates: 37.6° North, 76.8° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:31.0° North, 67.6° East
Basis of coordinate:estimated from map
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Permian Epoch:Cisuralian
Stage:Kungurian 10 m.y. bin:Permian 2
Key time interval:Kungurian
Age range of interval:279.30000 - 272.30000 m.y. ago
Local section:Qipan River Local bed:8
Local order:bottom to top
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: sample AET 904, Tarimathyris postambigua (=Kt) brachiopod zone
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified argillaceous "limestone"
Secondary lithology: lithified siltstone
Environment:marine indet.
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:62755
Authorizer:W. Kiessling Enterer:U. Merkel
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2006-07-27 04:43:45 Last modified:2006-07-27 07:43:46
Access level:the public Released:2006-07-27 04:43:44
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

18087. Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2006. Artinskian-Kungurian (Early Permian) brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China, Part 1: Biostratigraphy and systematics of Productida. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 274(3-6):113-177 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]

Secondary references:

18102 Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2006. Artinskian-Kungurian (Early Permian) brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China, Part 2: Paleobiogeography, and systematics of Orthotetida, Orthida, Spiriferida, Spiriferinida, Rhynchonellida, Athyridida and Terebratulida. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 275(1-3):1-53 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]