Laochang, A. levis zone (Permian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (22.8° N, 99.7° E: paleocoordinates 14.1° S, 84.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• samples 105, 106, 108, 109, 110, 113, Albaillella levis zone

• 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 95624: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 20.04.2010

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Taxonomic list

Protozoa
 Latentifistularia - Cauletellidae
Triplanospongos musashiensis Sashida and Tonishi 1988 radiolarian
Pseudotormentus kamigoriensis De Wever and Caridroit 1984 radiolarian
 Latentifistularia - Ormistonellidae
Nazarovella gracilis De Wever and Caridroit 1984 radiolarian
Nazarovella scalae Caridroit and De Wever 1986 radiolarian
"Nazarovella inflata" = Quadriremis inflata Sashida and Tonishi 1986 radiolarian
 Albaillellaria - Albaillellidae
Neoalbaillella sp. Takemura and Nakaseko 1981 radiolarian
Albaillella levis Ishiga et al. 1982 radiolarian