Chaotian Section, Maokou Formation, 11CHAO168 (Permian of China)

Also known as Mingyuexia Gorge

Where: Sichuan, China (32.6° N, 105.9° E: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 92.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Limestone Unit (L3) Member (Maokou Formation), Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: recrystallized, original calcite, original chitin

Collected by Zazzali, S.

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical, acetic,

Primary reference: S. Zazzali, S. Crasquin, J.-F. Deconinck and Q. Feng. 2015. Biodiversity across the Guadalupian-Lopingian Boundary: first results on the ostracod (Crustacea) fauna, Chaotian section (Sichuan Province, South China). Geodiversitas 37(3):283-313 [J. Bardin/J. Bardin]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189445: authorized by Jérémie Bardin, entered by Jérémie Bardin on 19.10.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cytherideidae
Basslerella "sp.3" Kellett 1935 ostracod
? Basslerella "sp.4" Kellett 1935 ostracod
Basslerella "sp.7" Kellett 1935 ostracod
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdia "sp.9" M'Coy 1844 ostracod
Bairdia chaotianensis Zazzali et al. 2015 ostracod
Bairdiacypris "sp.5" Bradfield 1935 ostracod
 Palaeocopida -
Kirkbyoidea "indet.2" Ulrich and Bassler 1906 ostracod
 Palaeocopida - Scrobiculidae