Wenxing Town, Changxing Fm, Beipei County (Permian of China)

Where: Chongqing, China (29.8° N, 106.5° E: paleocoordinates 8.6° N, 93.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. G. Jin, Z. T. Liao, and B. X. Fang. 1974. Permian brachiopods. Handbook of the Stratigraphy and Paleontology of Southwest China 308-313 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98066: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.09.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Trilobita
 Proetida - Phillipsiidae
Pseudophillipsia obtusicauda1 Kayser 1883 trilobite
Pseudophillipsia chongqingensis n. sp.1 Lu 1974 trilobite
Strophomenata
 Productida - Tschernyschewiidae
 Productida - Productellidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
Araxathyris sinensis2 Shen et al. 2004
 Orthida - Enteletidae
"Enteletina zigzag" = Peltichia zigzag
"Enteletina zigzag" = Peltichia zigzag Huang 1933
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Metriophyllidae
Asserculinia orbiculata n. sp.3 Wu and Wang 1974 horn coral
Asserculinia elegans n. sp.3 Wu and Wang 1974 horn coral
 Stauriida - Waagenophyllidae
Huayunophyllum irregulare n. sp.3 Wu and Wang 1974 horn coral
Waagenophyllum stereoseptatum n. sp.3 Wu and Wang 1974 horn coral
 Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae
"Plerophyllum dzhulfense" = Pentaphyllum leptoconicum3
"Plerophyllum dzhulfense" = Pentaphyllum leptoconicum3 Abich 1878 horn coral