Kangdong, Fengshan (Triassic of China)

Where: Guangxi, China (24.6° N, 107.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.8° N, 97.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Luolou Formation, Olenekian (251.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 1963; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: H. T. Liu. 1964. A new coelacanth from the marine Lower Triassic of N.W. Kwangsi, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 8:211-214 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140081: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coelacanthiformes -
Sinocoelacanthus fengshanensis n. gen. n. sp. Liu 1964 coelacanth
IVPP V.2895