Sidazhai section, KTP5-26 (Permian of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (25.6° N, 106.2° E: paleocoordinates 1.2° N, 97.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: 3 Member (Shaiwa Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, cherty/siliceous claystone

• Dark-gray, thin-bedded siliceous claystone in upper part, intercalating thin-bedded siliceous rock occasionally; lower part mainly gray, thick-bedded biosilty siliceous rock;

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Z. R. Zhou. 2017. Permian basinal ammonoid sequence in Nanpanjiang area of South China - possible overlap between basinal Guadalupian and platform-based Lopingian. Journal of Paleontology 91(Memoir 74):1-95 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185547: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Prolecanitida - Medlicottiidae
Difuntites furnishi n. sp. Zhou 2017 ammonite