Locality B32, north edge of Jang Lake, Lhasa Terrane (Jurassic of China)

Where: Xizang, China (31.5° N, 90.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 86.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• probably late Jurassic

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: open shallow subtidal; lithified mudstone and lithified, calcareous sandstone

• Continental slope turbidites with transported shallow shelf fauna.

• cleaved mudrocks with thin calcareous sandy horizons

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Paleontological collections made on the 1985 Geotraverse.

Primary reference: A. B. Smith and J. Xu. 1988. Palaeontology of the 1985 Geotraverse, Lhasa to Golmud. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A 327:53-105 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 61421: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 10.06.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Stromatoporoidea -
Stromatoporoidea indet. stromatoporoid sponge
 Hexacorallia -
Scleractinia indet. Bourne 1900 stony coral
scleractinian compound corals
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Cirripedia indet. barnacle
scalpellid cirripede
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Aplyxiella or Nerinella
 Heterostropha - Nerinellidae
Eunerinea sp. Cox 1949 snail
 Heterostrophia -
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes sp. Meek 1864 scallop
badly distorted