Stage 1, Shangsi Formation, Yashui area (Carboniferous of China)

Where: Guizhou, China (26.0° N, 106.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.7° S, 98.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shangsi Formation, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

• middle Visean

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

• biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: L. Yao, X. Wang, W. Lin, Y. Li, S. Kershaw and W. Qie. 2016. Middle Viséan (Mississippian) coral biostrome in central Guizhou, southwestern China and its palaeoclimatological implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 439 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191256: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 19.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Endothyroidea - Endothyridae
 Auloporida - Syringoporidae
Syringopora sp. Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae
 Stauriida - Aulophyllidae
Kueichouphyllum sinense Yu 1931 horn coral
Arachnolasma sp. Grabau 1922 horn coral
 Stauriida - Bothrophyllidae