Amdo County, Tanggula Mountains: Late/Upper Jurassic, China

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina amdoensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Stylina dongqoensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Stylosmilia crassitheca n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Stylosmilia catenula n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Stylosmilia tanggulaensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena zangbeiensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Donacosmilidae
Parepismilia amdoensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum cf. cornutiformis (Gregory 1900)
? Calamophylliopsis sp. Alloiteau 1952
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Donacosmilia cf. corallina Fromentel 1861
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia sinensis n. sp. Liao and Li 1980
Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Complexastrea kachensis Gregory 1900
Montlivaltia cf. culullus Gregory 1900
see common names

Geography
Country:China State/province:Xizang
Coordinates: 32.7° North, 91.1° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:15.5° North, 86.9° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:local area
Time
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Late/Upper Jurassic
Key time interval:Late/Upper Jurassic
Age range of interval:163.50000 - 145.00000 m.y. ago
Stratigraphy
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: lithified "limestone"
Lithology description: dark-gray impure or argillaceous limestones
Environment:perireef or subreef
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:good
Collection methods and comments
Collection excludes:some macrofossils
Collection methods:peel or thin section,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Taxonomic list comments:bivalves, cephalopods, brachiopods and gastropods reported to be present, but not listed
Metadata
Database number:85960
Authorizer:W. Kiessling Enterer:U. Merkel
Research group:marine invertebrate
Created:2009-01-22 05:36:52 Last modified:2009-01-22 07:36:52
Access level:authorizer only Released:2010-01-08 10:39:56
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

29020. W. Liao and Z. R. Li. 1980. Jurassic Scleractinia from Amdo, northern Xizang. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 19(3):228-238 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel/U. Merkel]