Gyanyima Section, unit 5, 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 187539: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 01.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Fusulinina - Geinitzinidae
 Fusulinina - Pachyphloiidae
 Fusulinoidea - Ozawainellidae
 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Palaeotextulariidae
Climacammina sp. Brady 1873
 Fusulinina - Colaniellidae
 Tetrataxoidea - Tetrataxidae
Tetrataxis sp. Ehrenberg 1854
 Productida - Linoproductidae
 Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae
Neospirifer sp. Fredericks 1919
 Spiriferida - Elythidae
"Squamularia elegantula" = Permophricodothyris elegantula
"Squamularia elegantula" = Permophricodothyris elegantula Waagen 1883
 Miliolida - Hemigordiopsidae
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae