Houchang, Ziyun County, Anfractophyllum assemblage (Permian of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (25.5° N, 106.3° E: paleocoordinates 10.4° S, 95.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Artinskian (290.1 - 279.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: X. H. Zhang. 2002. The Late Carboniferous and Early Permian rugose corals from Ziyun County and Qinglong County, south Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 41:283-294 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 121603: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Rugosa - Kepingophyllidae
Kepingophyllum multicystatum n. sp. Zhang 2002 horn coral
Anfractophyllum decorusum n. sp. Zhang 2002 horn coral