Gyanyima Section, unit 3 , Zanda County (Permian of China)

Also known as Reef 4112

Where: Xizang, China (30.7° N, 80.7° E: paleocoordinates 48.0° S, 61.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gyanyima Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

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

Size classes: mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: S. Z. Shen, C. Q. Cao, Y. Zhang, W. Li, G.R. Shi, Y. Wang, Y. Wu, K. Ueno, C.M. Henderson, X. Wang, H. Zhang, X. Wang, and J. Chen. 2010. End-Permian mass extinction and palaeoenvironmental changes in Neotethys: Evidence from an oceanic carbonate section in southwestern Tibet. Global and Planetary Change 73:3-14 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187499: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 31.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fusulinina - Colaniellidae
 Miliolida - Hemigordiopsidae
 Miliolida - Baisalinidae