Where: Qinghai, China (34.2° N, 92.3° E: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 77.8° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Kaixinling Group, Ufimian to Ufimian (279.5 - 268.0 Ma)
• Kaixinling Group; Maukouan, early Upper Permian; from shales immediately underlying the drift coal beds;
•The Maukouan is considered by chinese stratigraphers the equivalent of the Ufimian and Kazanian (Zhang 1984), Haq and Van Eysinga (1987) consider the Maukouan more or less equivalent to the Kazanian.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: coastal; lithified shale
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 68580: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 28.01.2007
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