Motianling, Amdo (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Xizang, China (32.0° N, 90.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.4° N, 86.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Motianling Formation, Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 150.8 Ma)

• middle part of the upper member of the Motianling

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Dong and M. Wang. 1983. New material of the Upper Jurassic stromatoporoids in the Ando County of north Xizang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(4):413-428 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 116455: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Demospongea
 Axinellida - Actinostromariidae
Actinostromaria motianlingensis n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Actostroma regulare n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
 Axinellida - Cladocoropsidae
Cladocoropsis mirabilis Felix 1907 demosponge
 Axinellida -
? Coenostella dubia n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Axiotubullina columna n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Axiotubullina andoensis n. gen. n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Milleporidium xizangense n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
 Ceractinomorpha - Burgundiidae
Atelostroma jurassicum n. gen. n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostromaria grossa n. gen. n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostroma subovatum n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostroma orientum n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostroma sinense n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostroma lamellatum n. gen. n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
Dongqiaostroma asiaticum n. sp. Dong and Wang 1983 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Bauneia sp. Peterhans 1927 demosponge
Hydrozoa
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Spongiomorpha sp. Frech 1890
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Opisthophyllidae
"Pseudopistophyllum sp." = Pseudopisthophyllum
"Pseudopistophyllum sp." = Pseudopisthophyllum Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
Epismilia sp. Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral