Qipan River section, Bed 3, AET 856, Qipan Formation, Tarim Basin (Permian of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (37.6° N, 76.8° E: paleocoordinates 31.0° N, 67.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Qipan Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• sample AET 856, Chianella chianensis (=Kc) brachiopod zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: 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]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 62744: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 27.07.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Productida - Productellidae
 Productida - Linoproductidae
Cancrinella quadrata n. sp. Chen and Shi 2006
Coolkilella pseudovilliersi Chen and Shi 2006
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Tarimathyris minima Ustritsky 1960
Cleiothyridina circularis Ustritsky 1960
 Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae
Orbicoelia elongatiformis n. sp. Chen and Shi 2006