Lou-Mé-J (Permian of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (24.8° N, 103.3° E: paleocoordinates 6.7° S, 96.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Maokou Formation, Guadalupian (272.3 - 259.9 Ma)

• Most likely from the Maokou Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, pebbly, gray limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Leclère

• Repository: Ecole des Mines, Paris (possibly now MNHN?)

Primary reference: F. Frech. 1911. Die Dyas in Süd-Yünnan, Tongking, Laos und Burmah. In F. von Richthofen (ed.), China: Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen und Darauf Gegründeter Studien 5:149-161 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139252: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
Notothyris ovalis Gemmellaro 1899
=Camarophoria globulina in Mansuy
Notothyris simplex Waagen 1882
=Hemiptychina sparsiplicata in Mansuy
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
"Spiriferina orientalis n. sp." = Spiriferellina orientalis
"Spiriferina orientalis n. sp." = Spiriferellina orientalis Frech 1911
=Spirifer blasi in Mansuy
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Spirifer (Reticularia) indica" = Permophricodothyris indica
"Spirifer (Reticularia) indica" = Permophricodothyris indica Waagen 1883