Nanban, F. scholasticus zone (Permian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (22.5° N, 99.7° E: paleocoordinates 25.0° S, 87.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Laba Group, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• samples 152, 161, 162A, Upper Laba Group, Follicucullus scholasticus-F. ventricosus zone. Originally assinged to the Guadalupian only. Probably Capitanian according to Sun and Xia (2006).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (siliceous); lithified chert

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: Y. J. Wang, Q. Yang, Y. N. Cheng and J. X. Li. 2006. Lopingian (Upper Permian) radiolarian biostratigraphy of south China. Palaeoworld 15:31-53 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 95618: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

Protozoa
 Entactinaria - Entactiniidae
 Albaillellaria - Follicucullidae
Follicucullus scholasticus Ormiston and Babcock 1979 radiolarian
Follicucullus porrectus Rudenko 1984 radiolarian
Follicucullus ventricosus Ormiston and Babcock 1979 radiolarian
 Albaillellaria - Albaillellidae