Level A1, Section A - Germig, Tibet (Jurassic of China)

Also known as BH-3a of Yin and McRoberts (2006)

Where: Tibet, China (28.7° N, 86.1° E: paleocoordinates 27.8° S, 47.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Germig Formation, Planorbis (201.3 - 196.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained, gray, calcareous sandstone and lithified siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Yin and C. A. McRoberts. 2006. Latest Triassic–earliest Jurassic bivalves of the Germig formation from Lanongla (Tibet, China). Journal of Paleontology 80(1):104-120 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 73904: authorized by József Pálfy, entered by Mariann Bosnakoff on 12.07.2007, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Chlamys valoniensis" = Praechlamys valoniensis
"Chlamys valoniensis" = Praechlamys valoniensis Defrance 1825 scallop
 Pectinida - Terquemiidae
Newaagia lanonglaensis n. sp. Yin and McRoberts 2006 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma giganteum Sowerby 1814 file clam
Ctenostreon newelli n. sp. Yin and McRoberts 2006 file clam
 Pectinida - Prospondylidae
? Persia sp. Repin 1996 scallop
Persia hallami n. sp. Yin and McRoberts 2006 scallop
 Ostreoida -
"Ostreoida indet." = Ostreida
"Ostreoida indet." = Ostreida Fërussac 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp. Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Aguilerella sp. Chavan 1951 oyster
Gervillia (Cultriopsis) angusta Munster 1838 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna cf. meriani Winkler 1859 oyster
 Pterioida - Prospondylidea
Terquemia cf. difformis Schlotheim 1820 clam
 Protobranchia -
Ryderia guangdongensis Zhang 1977 clam
 Ammonitida - Psiloceratidae
Psiloceras tibeticum Yin et al. 2007 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Discophyllitidae
Rhacophyllites sp. Zittel 1884 ammonite
 Phylloceratida - Ussuritidae
Eopsiloceras germigense Yin et al. 2007 ammonite