H.S. Lee Mine No. 8, alatoconchid zone, Kinta Valley (Permian of Malaysia)

Where: Malaysia (4.3° N, 101.1° E: paleocoordinates 30.8° S, 113.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Misellina claudiae foram zone, H.S. Lee Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• Most come from 4 m-thick alatoconchid zone in the upper 15 m. Some bivalves may come from the gastropod limestones but they are not common in those beds.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, white limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by D.J. Gobbett

• All specimens are housed in the collections of the Geology Department, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Primary reference: T. E. Yancey. 1985. Bivalvia of the H. S. Lee Formation (Permian) of Malaysia. Journal of Paleontology 59(5):1286-1297 [T. Olszewski/L. Fall/L. Fall]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51566: authorized by Tom Olszewski, entered by Leigh Fall on 08.06.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Myalinida - Saikraconchidae
Saikraconcha (Dereconcha) sp. Yancey and Boyd 1983 clam
Saikraconcha (Dereconcha) kamparensis Yancey and Boyd 1983 clam
 Myalinida - Alatoconchidae
Shikamaia perakensis Runnegar and Gobbett 1975 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Pernopecten malaysia n. sp. Yancey 1985 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Palaeolima sp. Hind 1903 file clam
 Pectinida - Pseudomonotidae
Prospondylus chintongia Yancey 1985 scallop
 Carditida - Astartidae
Permartella quadrata n. gen. n. sp.
Permartella quadrata n. gen. n. sp. Yancey 1985 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Lyroschizodus sp. Newell and Boyd 1975 clam