Liuwa (Permian of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (25.6° N, 105.8° E: paleocoordinates 5.0° N, 96.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Qiaoma Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified chert and lithified mudstone

• 15 m thick siliceous-muddy sequence

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: Q. Feng and S. Gu. 2002. Uppermost Changxingian (Permian) radiolarian fauna from southern Guizhou, southwestern China. Journal of Paleontology 76(5):797-809 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 95323: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 12.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Spumellaria - Oertlispongidae
? Paroertlispongus sp. Kozur and Mostler 1981
 Latentifistularia - Ormistonellidae
Nazarovella gracilis De Wever and Caridroit 1984
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
"Copicyntra ziyunensis" = Paracopicyntra ziyunensis Feng and Gu 2002
Klaengspongus spinosus Sashida 2000
Copicyntra sp. Nazarov and Ormiston 1985